Rest. Reflect. Heal.

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Over the last 15 months, educators have accomplished so many seemingly impossible things. This summer, we should give ourselves permission to rest, reflect, and heal. Rest. Reflect. Heal. You GUYS. It’s been a YEAR. My WORD. (Yes, I am yelling.) Here are just a few of the things we’ve accomplished over the past 15 months:  Taught in multiple modes  Adjusted to … Read More

The 4th Quarter Is Ours

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: The 4th quarter is ours. In sports, players must remain ALL IN and play their hearts out until the final whistle of the game—it is the same for teachers at the end of the school year. Our students are watching and will remember how we finish this school year.   Scan for the wins, strengthen relationships, and end this … Read More

Inspire Serendipity

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Serendipity is the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. Four personal stories point out the importance of making students feel liked, happy, empowered, and important. The small acts of love in our day have the power to make a permanent impression.  The word serendipity is just plain fun to say. The meaning of the word is … Read More

‘Tis the Season

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Try to enjoy every moment as much as you can. If things are difficult, know it will pass eventually. And if it’s good, savor it because it won’t last forever. This has been a year. This has been a season. ‘Tis the season…the sun is coming soon. Raise your hand if you are excited it’s March. Honestly, I don’t love … Read More