Tag Archives: mental health

Virtual Therapy

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One thing the pandemic gave us is virtual options! My therapy for my mental health is now done all online and I love the option of being in my comfy home as I spill out the dirty laundry of my soul.

I dread therapy every session, but leave so fulfilled and heard. Just saying it out loud is freeing like it is no longer a secret.

The mental health market is booming so kudos to all of you that chose the right college degree!

Thankful therapy is no longer a bad word or something you keep a secret, but something to say proudly as a step in caring for yourself.

Mental Health and Teaching

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Summer time is here! As a teacher, these two months (calendars keep changing) are the reason the other 8 months are worth it. Time for family. Time for rest. Time for recharging and reflecting. Time for ALL the appointments.

The temptation may be to do more. More studying. More planning. More getting ready for next year. I say, “Stop!”

Use this time for self care and strengthening your personal wellness and health. Focus on the you that gets forgotten 10 months of the year as you focus on the duties and unwritten contract hours that you never get paid to do. Do not feel guilty for just being.

Teachers are dropping this profession daily so celebrate you are still here, still teaching and commit to the summer “off” before returning. Of course we do our professional development and other areas to grow…but let it be okay to not do that every day as well!

You are worthy to take time for you.