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I’m grateful for you AND need a break too!

I don’t know about you, but I am ready for a little Thanksgiving break.  I know I always try to be diplomatic and encourage everyone to do some self-care each day so that you aren’t “white knuckling” it to get to the weekend or the next day off.  And I certainly stand by that…but I’m still looking forward to the break! So I’m checking in with some gratitude for a little time off to not feel hustled around by the incessant bell and to get a...

When you put action first, motivation follows…

I don’t know about you but I’m really feeling a little stressed, overwhelmed and generally a little tired right now.  I don’t know if it’s because of starting school a week early this year, Thanksgiving being a bit late, having some generally challenging students, trying to get my footing after coming back from maternity leave or a combination of all of it.   So I’m not feeling great, but I’ve been here before and I’m trying to remain optimistic that “this too shall pass” but I’ve got...

Are you harboring self-care resentments?

I was a guest speaker at a school for teachers on mindfulness and during the short break a teacher came up to me to chat.  This happens often when there’s a break, as people like to chit chat about mindfulness practices or about what they’ve tried already in their classrooms.   This conversation was not that. I was not ready for the conversation that ensued during the short 15 minute break. This teacher was congenial, kind, professional, but as the niceties subsided he said something to me that I...

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