A Whole New World

Dan TricaricoBlog, Connect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: The mixed emotions with coping during quarantine. Rediscovering the “commonplace” with a new view. The truth is, an underlying anxiety has punctuated even my most positive experiences during this quarantine. A quarantine which may, in fact, still be happening by the time you read this. And though it hasn’t been all bad, I (paradoxically) sometimes feel guilty for enjoying … Read More

Out of the House

Dan TricaricoBlog, Connect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: We all need to take a moment to recognize the little things. Take a moment of gratitude for yourself. Because there is almost always a lag time in publishing and because my current reality is changing sometimes by the hour, I don’t know where the world will be when you read this. But as I sit here typing, my … 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

Need More Peace? Start Breathing.

Dan TricaricoBlog, Lead Better, Self Care Better

In This Post: Why meditation is so powerful and beneficial. A journey towards your own self care. The simple, proven method to begin a meditation practice. When my father took up meditation in the late 1970’s, my three siblings and I did what any self-respecting children would do when they saw their parent doing something they didn’t quite understand. We … Read More

Goal Setting is So 2009

Dan TricaricoBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Self Care Better

In This Post: The case against setting New Years Resolutions. Approaching goal setting through a different lens… one that will help the chances of success! A guideline to set goals that are clearer and more attainable. Tiny shifts and time result in new habits and great change. Once a month, Dan will be writing pieces for the Teach Better blog that … Read More