Dr. William Glasser was ahead of his time in terms of the idea of self-care. He taught us about the five basic needs decades ago, and he taught us that we needed to meet our own needs in order to live effective lives. Self-care is not a soothing bath or a spa day. Rather, self-care… Continue reading Meeting Our Own Needs During COVID-19
So weird. Our hearts definitely weren't trained for this. We know how to do our jobs when our students are at school with us every day. We know what is expected of us, for the most part. We have a clear picture of what it looks like to be a good educator when we are… Continue reading Our Hearts Weren’t Trained for This
Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance. —Brian Tracy Once upon a time, I got so mad at my husband that I threw a coffee… Continue reading What we do and how we think determine how we feel.