When I first started teaching I quickly realized that each day took
a lot out of me mentally and physically.
I had to learn to balance my work life with my
I attribute my excellent attendance record because I learned how to
deal with stress (and I taught in a school that was air conditioned
with bullet holes and you tripped over crack vials on your way
East New York - Brooklyn
I exercised regularly and ate properly.
On weekends I made sure that I did fun things to recharge my
Surround yourself with colleagues who will support you and not dwell
on negatives. Be careful what you say in Teacher Rooms.
Top Tips for Stress Management and Self-Care
Establish a good PLN (Personal Learning Network)
My Grade Level (PreK - MS) PLN page
My New Teacher Page
Connect with other people via Twitter
My Teacher Tips Page
My Organizing Pages
My How to Take Part in a Chat on Twitter Page
My Educational Chats on Twitter
My Motivational Sayings Page
Nothing great was ever
achieved without enthusiasm.