August 2019 - Be Gentle With Yourself

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August 2019 - Be Gentle With Yourself

Welcome back to school!

We are rested and refreshed, and many of us are returning with what I call "the seductive optimism of the new school year."

Optimism about the awesomeness of the year ahead is a great sign of a positive mindset. We also need to be realistic about how demanding it can be to be an educator. When you start signing up for extra responsibilities, ask yourself if you will have the same energy and enthusiasm eight weeks from now.

Remember to be gentle with yourself, know that transitions are hard, and cut yourself some slack if you can't "do it all."