Redefined Joy Beyond the Classroom

Jillian DuBoisBlog, Innovate Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Teachers can repurpose their passion by exploring new opportunities beyond the classroom. This requires reflection, reconditioning, remodeling, and restoring. Reflect on your vision, recondition your resources, remodel your journey, and restore your joy with intention. Embrace change, take risks, and step outside of your comfort zone to make a difference in the lives of students and the education system … Read More

Hike New Experiences with Confidence

Jillian DuBoisBlog, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: New experiences shape who we are and who we become. Struggles push you to grow. Treasure the memories and life adventures. New Experiences A long hike in the woods, following paths of yellow blazes on tall evergreens, and passing through nature in rural spaces provide everything I need to restore my weary soul.  There is something to be said … Read More

Get Back on the BUS!

Jillian DuBoisBlog, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Making mistakes means opportunities to reflect and make progress. Self-talk to work through ideas. Set goals for yourself. Surround yourself with a supportive community. Remember those younger years when you could hear the school bus rumbling as you hustled to toss down that last bite of breakfast, walked out the door without brushing your teeth, and sprinted out to … Read More

Reawaken Your Clarity

Jillian DuBoisBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Let go of perfection. Allow yourself to move forward and let go of the past. Give yourself time to rest. Be okay with setting boundaries. Reawaken clarity. I hopped into my car yesterday and realized that the front windshield was dirty. With no time to clean it on my way to work, I realized how difficult it was to … Read More

Reroute Your Life’s Run: Motivation

Jillian DuBoisBlog, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Lack of motivation often gets in the way of doing what is best for your body and mind. Listen to what your body is telling you it needs. Focus on taking care of yourself and replenishing your body to sustain your physical and emotional health. Running. Jogging. Jwogging (jog/walking). Call it whatever you like, but think about how it … Read More