51 Work Life Balance is a Lie. Try This Instead.

Michele Schmidt MooreDesign Lessons Podcast

Hey Designers, In creating a life you love to wake up to, I bet at some point you have tried to achieve balance.  The almighty work-life balance. If you don’t already know, I’m here to tell you there is no such thing. Balance is a lie. What you can build is a foundation of wellness. Think of it as a … Read More

STRONG: 10 Ways to Flourish & Reduce Stress This School Year

Pamela HallBlog, Lead Better, Manage Better, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: STRONG is an acronym to help you stay focused on your big rocks, like your health, family, and students’ wellbeing. Flourish by taking a day trip, enjoying a sunset, scheduling time with family and friends, journal your thoughts, and more. STRONG: 10 Ways to Flourish & Reduce Stress This School Year You start the school year fresh and feel … Read More

Keeping the Summer Stride

Ashley HubnerBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Teachers recharge over the summer and before you know it, the school year is here. Although the school year can bring anticipation and excitement, it can also bring the loss of self-care. Help your teachers find ways to maintain self-care all year long by developing a plan. Keeping the Summer Stride “A little bit of summer is what the … Read More

Shifting To Satisfaction

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Manage Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: There are two versions of ourselves: our summer selves and our school year selves. We can quickly feel unbalanced when we return to school. There is no such thing as work/life balance because it’s not attainable. Instead, it’s work/life satisfaction. Work/Life Satisfaction Welp. Here we are. Some of us are already in the full swing of teaching, and some of us … Read More