Is self-care possible during a pandemic? Can we actually do better than aim for survival? In this edition of the Roundtable, Tim Cavey hosts a rich conversation around teacher wellness and self-care. Guests included Lindsay Titus, Dan Tricarico, and Dori Katsionis.
Questions That Guided Our Conversation
- 14:50 – What are some practical self-care strategies that you can share for that teacher who has zero margin and feels close to burnout?
- 15:19 – Dan Tricarico recommends the 5 Ss: Stillness, Silence, Space, Subtraction, and Slowing Down. These are always free and always available!
- 17:04 – Lindsay Titus talks about the mindset of self-care: it’s about defining what it looks like for YOU, your needs, and your identity. Lindsay points to the 4 As: Awareness (of self, environment), Acceptance (of where I’m at), Acknowledgment, and Action (move toward alignment).
- 24:01 – Dori Katsionis points toward the 3 Ms: Movement, Mindset, and Meditation. Getting outside is huge.
- 29:26 – Every yes requires a no. What are some things that pandemic educators can be saying NO to right now?
- 42:30 – Who are the voices and influences that inspire you in the areas of teacher wellness and self-care?
- 51:39 – What are the projects you are passionate about right now? How can we connect with you?
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