It might not feel like it, but let go of the To Do List, and take care of yourself. Your students will thank you! So will your coworkers, your family and friends, and the other people in your life. Why? Because when we care for ourselves we renew and refresh. We gather new insights. We release stress and tension and improve our immunity. We acknowledge our humanity. When we are in tune with our needs it's easier to see the needs of others. When we care for ourself we have more patience and compassion for ourselves and others.
Does this sound like a Win-Win? It is!
So pause for a moment and decide what your next self care move is. Have you thought of it? Now go and do it.
Be healthy and whole this year, Brave Teacher!