“Self-Care is not an indulgence. First it is a decision, and then a discipline that requires a deep understanding of your priorities, a respect of yourself and a commitment to those you love.” – Bernadette McBurnie
Living in a pandemic is no joke. It has all of us weighted down with overwhelm, grief, anxiety and a feeling of disconnect. Working from home with kids, not working and feeling lost, not having a firm understanding of what this school year will look like, or how you will manage, crying or yelling at the drop of a pin, feeling unbalanced with tasks of cleaning, handling grocery runs, laundry and more.
You are not alone!
Welcome to the bettertogether3 online repository of resources! Here you will find a selection of curated resources each chosen with you in mind.
This is your invitation to take a moment each day, each week, or even each month, to invest in yourself so you can be fully present for the demands of both your personal and professional life. To fill your cup in service to showing up as a better educator for your students who, as we know, need you now more than ever.
This repository is designed to supplement your Educator Self Care activities with timely, relevant means by which to better support your own self care and will be updated regularly.
The energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.
A practice of expressing thankfulness and appreciation. Practicing gratitude is bound to the belief of human interconnectedness. a spiritual way of engaging with the world, and a power greater than us. Without gratitude there is no joy.
Courage is a heart word. The root of the word courage is cor - the Latin word for heart. In one of its earliest forms, the word courage meant "To speak one's mind by telling all one's heart." ~ Brené Brown