Happiness is a Discipline

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: We must dedicate ourselves to happiness like we dedicate ourselves to anything: with discipline. An activity to help you define and discipline your happiness. How are you always so happy? I get asked this often.  Maybe 3 times a week.  Well dear reader, let me pull back the curtain and let you in on a little secret.  I’m not … Read More

4 Keys to Coping With Stress in Education

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

TL;DR: Teacher stress leads to teacher burnout… and sometimes, leaving the profession. Four elements to help you cope with stress you’re facing. Words of wisdom and inspiration as you engage in important self care. Teacher burnout is real. And to be totally honest, it isn’t getting any better. According to one study, only 7% of surveyed teachers felt they had … Read More

Ways to Stay Well in Times of Uncertainty

Meghan DeeganBlog, Connect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: The importance of focusing on our wellness, especially in times of stress. Tips to stay well and focus on yourself right now. We are dealing with so much uncertainty right now.  We have never experienced something like this before.  They do not teach you how to deal with these situations when you sit through college education courses.  As educators, … Read More

Doing My Part to End the Mental Health Stigma

Brian FaulknerBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better, Survival

In This Post: Ending the stigma surrounding mental health is important, necessary work in our schools. Kindness is a starting point to supporting those struggling with their mental health. A story and a challenge to do your part to end the stigma around mental health. The last few years I’ve been on a mission to end the stigma of talking … Read More