Self-Care Excuses for Teachers Debunked {Part 2}

In Part 1 we debunked our first self-care excuse “self-care is selfish” and learned that “self-care is ACTUALLY selfless.” Check out this article for a refresher.  Without further adieu, we will debunk our next self-care excuse…. I don’t have time This is another easy self-care excuse that we tell ourselves, especially as teachers.  There isn’t a lot of time and with how many expectations, new students, lesson plans, copies and other things that we have to worry about it’s true that the last thing teachers want to...

{Part 1} Self-Care Excuses for Teachers Debunked

I’m just going to rip off the bandaid.  Self-care is not always pretty and it’s not always a luxurious experience or a day at the spa.  Self-care can be those things, but that’s not always practical, possible or necessary. Self-care is necessary.  Self-care is non-negotiable. Self-care is hard work. Self-care is consistent. Daily. Practice.   It’s easy to plan for a big day or an outing, mark it in our calendar for our special time that we are going to finally “take...

Transform time-sucking problems into time-saving solutions

As teachers we always stay late, go in early or  take work home on the weekends (or some combination of all three).  We do this without thinking. We do this because education seems to perpetuate a culture of give, give, give without question. As one of my friends says, you don’t have to set yourself on fire to keep someone else warm.   And that’s what I’m here to offer you in this free guide. The ability to not work yourself into overwhelm and...