Self-Care Hacks Revealed

Here are some simple self-care hacks if you are still finding it difficult to find time, justify to yourself it’s necessary or don’t know where to start. Simplify Self-care doesn’t have to be a huge production or a large scale event.  Keep it simple and it’s sure to be something that becomes a part of a regular routine.  Think about where a simple gesture, moment or treat can fit into your schedule and just do it!  Some ideas could be to go for a walk by yourself,...

No One Will Schedule Self-Care, but You!

A great definition for self-care are things that no one can do for you, but you. We are rapidly nearing the end of the school year and work will bring enough of its own challenges.  This time lends itself to focus on self-care for many reasons but most importantly, it may help balance the tremendous workload the end of the school year brings.   Furthermore there is a sense of finality at the end of the year where teachers may find it easier to schedule those moments...

Add a Little “Calm” to Your Classroom

We are all looking for ways to add some calm to our classrooms.   Well, look no further than this *free* opportunity a friend shared with  me at the beginning of this school year.  The "Calm" app has announced it's launching The Calm Classroom Initiative.  This initiative strives to "[offer] every teacher in the world free access to Calm and to empower teachers with mindfulness tools and resources they can use to help kids learn this new skill."   Check out this post to learn more about Calm.   In addition to...