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Are You Taking Care of You?

As educators, parents, partners, and friends we often put the needs of others before our own. For many, it’s human nature to nurture and provide for others more than we do for ourselves. Unfortunately, that selflessness can often lead to stress, exhaustion, and burnout that can affect all aspects of our lives. Self-care is vital […]

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5 Ways To Relax and Recharge This Winter Break

Winter break is right around the corner. (Cue applause!) For many teachers, this is a time of year that you can kick back and relax for a little while. You aren’t plagued by end-of-year testing and you have some time before classes start up again. What should you do with all your extra time? Since […]

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30 Days of Gratitude Journal Entries Free Print...

Happy November, Educators! With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, we wanted to extend our gratitude by sharing this FREE printable we created for your students. Thanksgiving is a time to reflect and this activity does just that while encouraging students to utilize their writing skills through journaling. According to the HuffPost, journaling has many health benefits, including […]

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Brain Breaks: An Evidence-Based Behavior Strategy

“Can we take a break?” How many times in a typical day do you receive that question from a student? While you may wonder if they’re hoping to sneak a peek at their smartphone, in reality, their body and mind may be asking for a brief reset. In the classroom, brain breaks are short breaks […]

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Ditch New Year’s Resolutions for Good!

Try Taking These Small Steps to a Healthier and Happier YOU for 2021 Instead New Year’s resolutions don’t work. According to US News, 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions don’t live to see the light of day by the second week of February. Keeping this in mind, we put together a list of 31 things […]

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