Kick Off the New School Year Happier!

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: It is important for teachers to remember that we have what it takes to help our students grow, no matter what their starting point is. A Teach Happier act of kindness challenge is shared. Remember back in March when we thought that getting to the end of the 19-20 school year would be like completing a marathon? We had … Read More

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

Summer Stillness

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Benefits of “becoming still” to recharge for the upcoming year. Strategies for prioritizing stillness this summer. We have all ended a school year unlike any other.  The energy we expended from March-June was so different, many of us ending the year mentally and emotionally exhausted. Drained. Weary. And now we’re entering a summer unlike any before.  Although our bodies … Read More

25 Ways to Express Gratitude

Dan TricaricoBlog, Connect Better, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Strategies to express your gratitude. Expressing thanks regularly can help this mindset become a habit. During the recent global pandemic and subsequent quarantine, I found myself feeling more gratitude for the smaller, truly important things in life. A gorgeous sunset, for example. A cup of hot, black coffee. Sandra Bullock’s Instagram feed. But I digress. Remembering to feel the … Read More