Plan the Perfect School Year

Karen EvansBlog, Self Care Better

TL;DR: The perfect weekend for me includes a mix of fresh air, friends, and faith. What does yours include? Expand your formula for the perfect weekend to long weekends and longer school holidays so you truly enjoy them and reap the benefits. Plan your year ahead of time to include fresh air, friends, faith, and exploring (or whatever is in … Read More

Let’s Recombobulate

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Lesson Plan Better, Reflect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Recombobulate is an amazing word that means to cause to think again or reorient. Let’s get in the right mindset for the school year. Each day, say the entire date aloud. It reminds you that today is not only temporary but a fresh start and a new opportunity. Reclaim quiet pockets of time at the very beginning and end … Read More

Think Better: What Does REST Mean to YOU?

Lindsay TitusBlog, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Rest with intention each day. Listen to your body, mind, and soul and ignite your inner passion to share with the world. (R) Re-Connect from Within (E) Embrace Yourself in Joy (S) Simplify Your Priorities (T) Trust in the Timing. As educators, I am sure we have all played, or at least heard of, the word association game.  You … Read More

Rest Happier

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Many teachers have a rest deficit at this time of the year. There are seven types of rest to ensure we are included in our routine. What type of rest do you crave most? What will you change in your routine? We are in a rest deficit. Ever wake up after a good night’s sleep and still feel exhausted? … Read More