The Seeds of Self-Compassion

Brad HughesBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Brad Hughes interviewed Lisa Baylis, the author of the book Self-Compassion for Educators. Compassion is when we see suffering, stress, and struggle, and we have a desire to alleviate it. You are someone who is important to take care of. The first component of self-compassion is mindfulness—being aware of our thoughts and feelings. The second component is loving-kindness—attending to … Read More

Gratitude Journaling 2.0

Robert DunlopBlog, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Training your mind to find gratitude can be challenging. It is especially valuable to seek out those grateful moments during difficult times. Using the app Happyfeed can help set you up for gratitude success. Sometimes I think it is ironic that I wrote a book. I say that for the reason that I loathed writing as a young boy. … Read More

Come Back Rested & Refreshed From Spring Break!

Dana GoodierBlog, Self Care Better

TL;DR: It is important to take time away from work over your break. Taking this break can have a lot of benefits for your health. If you have a spring break from school in your part of the world, make sure you take that time for yourself and your family to rest and recharge. For most of us in North … Read More