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

A Teacher Village: Showing Appreciation

Andrea BitnerBlog, Connect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Teacher Appreciation Week stands at a particularly tiring time of the year. “School life” is a thing. Educators: we see you, we hear you, and we love you. Teacher Appreciation Week As I write this, it’s Friday, the last day of “Teacher Appreciation Week.”  Like many of us, I am sitting down after a long journey of two-week mandated … 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

Finding JOY in the Small Moments

Bridget GenglerBlog, Reflect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: The past few years during the pandemic have been some of the most difficult for everyone. People have suffered great losses. Throughout this time, learning to find JOY in the small moments has been imperative. Even in the darkest moments, JOY is there waiting for us if we just seek it. What is JOY? Joy is the little glimmer … Read More