Chronic, toxic stress is overwhelming our school systems. As teachers, you are trying to teach academics with students who are increasingly dysregulated and disengaged. You are often stuck in the middle of seemingly irreconcilable differences between parents, administrators, and public debate about what and how to teach. You are trying your best, with the time and energy you have, but it never seems like enough.
Sound familiar? This online course is for educators who care enough about their work and life to take the time for essential self-care. We’ll focus on simple, practical ways to strengthen your resilience and turn traumatic stress into post-traumatic growth. We’ll provide inspiration, instruction, and implementation tips for surviving these turbulent times.
This program is designed to help you restore your heart and mind – so you can face the impossible challenges of being a teacher today with greater clarity, calm, and compassion. We’ll focus on practical ways to care for yourself throughout the school day – so you can meet the never-ending demands more peacefully and productively.
Course Schedule and Outline:
|Finding the Time for What Matters Most
|How to Calm Your Restless Body
|How to Focus Your Racing Mind
|How to Deal with Intense Emotions
|Maintaining a Peaceful Presence
|Getting to the Heart of the Matter
|Mindful Communication & Conflict Resolution
|Mindful Solutions in Turbulent Times