…but what you do every day compounds to make a lifetime. Small Nugget. Big Impact.
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3 Easy Steps to Change this Month from Frustration to Joy 2. Set, know, and honor your boundaries. Example – Teachers feel the pressure of being in a heart-centered business. “If I was a great teacher, I’d be available 24-7 for parents, school, anyone who needs me…” This is a lie. Your life is YOURS.
3 Easy Steps to Change this Month from Frustration to Joy 1. Set realistic expectations for yourself. Example– if you have parent conferences this month don’t set yourself up for stress and frustration. I was one of those teachers that felt pressured to “get conferences done.” To this end I followed the lead of other
This week some of my long-held beliefs were tested. Initially, I was uncomfortable with the challenge. I felt my protective walls being raised and my focus narrowing. But then, I stopped for a moment and leaned on one of my all-time favorite phrases. It became my mantra for the week and what a powerful difference
Teaching is a consistent high-intensity job. Interactions with students, parents, administrators, colleagues, community members, lesson preparation, materials preparation and the like make for exhausting days and evenings. As a teacher you must be aware of things that require high level intensity from you and the things that take a toll on you. Then, you must
By now, even then craziness of Halloween is behind you. Big smiles everybody. You have survived. Kudos. October is a thing of the past. November has started, but empowered, authentic, joyful, and successful teachers do NOT slide right into November without thought. To support you in a smooth and thoughtful transition today’s Zap of Wynn
I’ve spent the last four days in Florida. Part of my time in St. Petersburg and part of my time in Boca Raton. Both locales afforded my beautiful running scenery. This photo is of Crystal Lake Park in St. Pete. A beautiful park. It had lovely trees, pond, great sidewalk/trail around the lake, loads of
My mind was racing. What was that? In an instant I saw and I knew. I’ve been in Mississippi this week for work. In an effort to take in something unique in the area, I opted to do my C25K run at the Lefleur’s Bluff State Parkalong the nature trail. I was excited as the
Too damn long! Week 6 Day 3 of the Couch to 5K program required me to jog for 25 full minutes. I did not know that was coming. Two workouts ago I jogged 20 minutes. My last workout was two 10-minute segments broken apart by a three minute walk. When I walked out the door
Week 5 Day 1 Who knew? Tomorrow I will be 1/2 way through my Couch to 5K program. This thing is no easy feat, but I have great support. I can not say enough about that. Family and friends are really stepping up with the right words of encouragement and amount of amazement. Yes, it