Tag: mental health

At times, you have to say “no” to good things to be able to say “yes” to important things. You can’t do it all. Be mindful and choose wisely. The above quote is from a post, “7 Powerful Reminders to Focus on What Matters”, from one of my favorite blogs by Marc and Angel, and … [Read more…]

Read More Enjoying Moments that Matter

Please bear with me as I try to process my thoughts through writing…This might seem like a bit of a ramble, but I am trying to work through some ideas. I read something on a picture sharing site (I cannot find the image, but this is not my idea) that has stuck with me and … [Read more…]

Read More Are you adding to the person or the plate?

Many educators across North America are either about to go on break or are already on their summer break.  I don’t know if the term “break” is accurate (I saw someone refer to it as “recovery”)because I know from experience, that many (if not most) take advantage to grow with formal and informal learning opportunities.  … [Read more…]

Read More Breaks Are Good

Many educators across North America are either about to go on break or are already on their summer break.  I don’t know if the term “break” is accurate (I saw someone refer to it as “recovery”)because I know from experience, that many (if not most) take advantage to grow with formal and informal learning opportunities.  … [Read more…]

Read More Breaks Are Good

“Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Ferris Bueller One of the things that I say to teachers beginning the profession is that they should be much better than I was from when I first started teaching.  The big difference today and when I … [Read more…]

Read More 4 Ideas to Help Improve Teacher Well-Being

I have been paying a lot of attention to mental health lately, and the connection it has to social media, learning, and teacher wellness.  Part of this focus is because this seems to be more of a challenge in education than it has ever been (or maybe people are just more open about it), but … [Read more…]

Read More Saying “Yes” To Yourself