Prioritizing Your Self-Care

Kari PitstickBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better, Survival, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Reminders for prioritizing your self-care over the summer. Focusing on what you need as a person and as an educator. Depending on where you teach, you’re probably in the midst of your summer break. In case no one has told you: make sure to take time for yourself. Whatever form of self-care you decide this summer, I want you … Read More

Get Moving! Maintaining a Healthy Body for a Healthy Mind

Amanda PostBlog, Self Care Better, Survival

TL;DR: Staying active is important, during a shelter in place order, and always! Tips to get (and stay) active. One of the most important things for educators is to maintain their mental health. With so many states issuing stay at home orders during the pandemic, it may have been a struggle for you to stay healthy mentally. One thing that … Read More

The Power of Saying “No”

Christine Ravesi-WeinsteinBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Self Care Better, Survival

TL;DR: Learning to say “No” as a self-care strategy Engaging in positive communication with others The COVID-19 pandemic has tested us all. From students, to teachers, to administrators, to district leaders and families, we’ve all faced challenges we never thought we would see. As educators, it’s our nature to always put the needs of others first. It’s why we got … Read More