Finding the Magic

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Finding the magic in education means realizing the impact you are making as an educator, even if it’s not visible right away. The story of how one teacher changed a student’s life by believing in him and empowering him. Anyone else feel like it’s all just too much right now? The uncertainty? The polarizing viewpoints? The concerns of our families … Read More

Kick Off the New School Year Happier!

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: It is important for teachers to remember that we have what it takes to help our students grow, no matter what their starting point is. A Teach Happier act of kindness challenge is shared. Remember back in March when we thought that getting to the end of the 19-20 school year would be like completing a marathon? We had … Read More

Summer Stillness

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Benefits of “becoming still” to recharge for the upcoming year. Strategies for prioritizing stillness this summer. We have all ended a school year unlike any other.  The energy we expended from March-June was so different, many of us ending the year mentally and emotionally exhausted. Drained. Weary. And now we’re entering a summer unlike any before.  Although our bodies … Read More

Phone Freedom: 5 Tips to Free Yourself

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: What is happiness, really? Tips to free ourselves from the stress and constant connection of our phones. Happiness. Ask 25 people their definition of happiness, and I’d imagine you’d get 25 different definitions. To me, happiness doesn’t mean being in a constant state of shoulder shrugs, jazz hands, or guffawed laughter. That’s not what we are chasing because that’s … Read More