Wellness Wednesday: 10 Tips for Avoiding Illness

It’s October and for those in the United States, it signals the very beginning of cold and flu season. Working in schools puts us at greater risk of infection. Here are some tips for staying healthy. The general principles are to build up your immune system and...

Wellness Wednesday: Compassion for Ourselves

As educators who want students to save the world via their learning, we probably spend most of our time looking out for and taking care of others. We do them a favor, actually, when we take a few minutes to be good to ourselves. No matter how busy you are or how long...

Wellness Wednesday: Eating for Energy

If you are like me, you might need an energy boost a couple times a day. Lately I’ve been reaching for sugary snacks way more than I should. Yesterday I ate a brownie after lunch and snacked on sugary junk all afternoon. And yesterday evening, I crashed. It was...
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