Weekend Happier

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better, Survival, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Our weekends are already happy, but how can we make them happier? Ideas to be purposeful in our recharging over the weekend. A few weeks ago, I ran an after school workshop.  It was a cold February day, and since it was a Thursday, most of us were tired.  Downright weary.  Limping toward the weekend. To rally the group, … Read More

Need More Peace? Start Breathing.

Dan TricaricoBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better

In This Post: Why meditation is so powerful and beneficial. A journey towards your own self care. The simple, proven method to begin a meditation practice. When my father took up meditation in the late 1970’s, my three siblings and I did what any self-respecting children would do when they saw their parent doing something they didn’t quite understand. We … Read More

4 Tips for Teacher Health & Fitness

Katelynn GiordanoBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better, Survival

In This Post: The value of physical health and wellness. Four tips to increase your physical wellness in the new year. Physical health is a huge component of our overall wellness. As a teacher, it’s often difficult to find ways to balance our work and prioritize our fitness and health, especially during this time of year. We are faced with … Read More

3 Steps Educators can Take to Better Manage Their Emotions

Jorge ValenzuelaBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better

In This Post: A background on emotional intelligence, EQ. Research on emotional regulation. Suggestions to improve social emotional learning, both of yourself and students. Being an ever-evolving educator, I am continually looking for ways to improve my practice. Both for helping students and also those closest to me. Almost a year ago (March 2019), I read an article by Travis Bradberry on mastering … Read More