“Self-care is important! Take care of yourself! Do what’s good for your mental health!” As teachers, we hear this all the time. But how many teachers are actually taking necessary positive actions for their self-care?
We give ourselves excuses like: “Only a few weeks left until break, I can make it,” or “I’m fine,” or “This project can’t wait”. Teachers are caring in nature. In a classroom of 20-40 students, it’s hard to put ourselves first. However if we are not 100% for our students, how much are we really benefiting them? It’s time to take teacher self-care seriously!
There are thousands of ways to take care of yourself during the school year. Here are some of the ways I started my journey to teacher self-care and I already feel better! Click on the links to see where I got them!
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