Building Momentum Through Your Morning Routine

Lindsay TitusBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: A morning routine can help start your day on the right foot. Beginning your day with gratitude can lead to more positive thinking. Add things like meditation, journaling, yoga, stretching, working out, listening to a motivational podcast, or writing goals or growth statements to your morning routine. For years I had heard the importance of having a morning routine. … Read More

Be Like Beverly – Scan for the Good

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Beverly is Suzanne’s mom, her favorite teacher, the most loving, kindhearted, generous, and genuine person who now has Alzheimer’s. Beverly lived a life full of gratitude and abundance and exemplified this throughout her life by scanning for the good in every opportunity possible and being grateful for it all. You are challenged to find gratitude, scan for the good, … Read More

EP63: Toxic Positivity – Is it a Thing?

The Staff Room PodcastStaff Room Podcast

In Episode 63 of The Staffroom Podcast, Chey and Pav talk about Toxic Positivity. This is a topic that has been brewing with the duo since they began their time on Twitter. The concept has lingered and evolved many times leading up to this conversation, and Chey and Pav debated over the ideas for quite some time before recording. They … Read More

Positive Thinking and Your Health

Brian FaulknerBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Positive thinking has many benefits for your physical and mental health. Challenge yourself to always see the positive, even when it is difficult to do so. The writing below is a letter I sent to my staff because not all things have to be about data in our schools.   I care about our staff and I care about every … Read More

When the Growth Mindset Shines Bright

Brandon BeckBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Unlock the unlimited potential within yourself by modeling a growth mindset for students. Despite any setbacks or challenges, we have a say in where we focus our thoughts and energy. This post shares the story of Michael Jordan and how his growth mindset led him to success. Success never comes without obstacles to overcome. Buried deep within any of … Read More