Summer Rejuvenation: Mind, Body, and Soul

Ashley HubnerBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Summer rejuvenation involves you mind, body, and soul. Free activities to do this summer include fort building, a nature walk, stargazing, reading, cooking, playing games, volunteering, and more! It’s summertime! And for teachers, this is the best time to rejuvenate. Summer relaxation should be a time to revitalize the mind, body, and soul. Because we all know that during … Read More

Summer Thoughts: Making ME Better

Carrie LaRueBlog, Self Care Better

TL;DR: It’s about what makes me better; it’s not about what makes others better.  Don’t compare yourself to others. Just because something is good for someone else doesn’t mean it’s good for you. Making ME Better Full disclosure: I really like social media. I appreciate the teacher groups with which I engage on Facebook and Twitter (I have found Instagram … Read More

Finding Time for Yourself This Summer

Dana GoodierBlog, Reflect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Finding time for yourself this summer is essential. Visit friends, travel to new places, and put the worries aside. Ah, summer is now here. Warmer temps and longer days. For many of us educators, it is time to take some time for ourselves, to rest, relax, and travel. Whatever you have in planed this summer, make sure you find … Read More

Savoring the Saturday of Summer

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Slow down to acknowledge and appreciate the good things. Make sure to savor the good things this summer. Savoring the Saturday of Summer It’s July. As my dear friend Corinne would say, it’s the Saturday of summer. If anybody asks us how we’re doing, we are nothing short of elated. Yet, we may also admit we are still recovering … Read More

Get Back on the BUS!

Jillian DuBoisBlog, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Making mistakes means opportunities to reflect and make progress. Self-talk to work through ideas. Set goals for yourself. Surround yourself with a supportive community. Remember those younger years when you could hear the school bus rumbling as you hustled to toss down that last bite of breakfast, walked out the door without brushing your teeth, and sprinted out to … Read More