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I dearly love dress-up days, especially pajama day! All of December we have easy dress up days so all kids can participate in at least some of the days. Today is pajama day.

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What have you done to prioritize your mental health this week?

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🧐What's your best advice for someone job-seeking and interviewing? Drop it below! 👇

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It's that time...🦃 What's one thing you're grateful for in your life or career at the moment? Drop it below! 👇

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How do make it through the day when you’re not sure you can make it through the hour? I have a very supportive principal, a great paraprofessional but the Sp. Ed. Department keeps adding more and more… more

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How is everyone doing with the buildup to the holidays? Are you excited for a break? I thought this back to school season would be a lot harder than it was. I have to say that I've been coping wel… more

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What are some major stressors you deal with as an educator, that you wish more people understood? Share below 👇

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How did you choose your therapist? What should you ask?

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🍃What are your best tips for managing anxiety or stress? Drop them in the comments and help another user!

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Let's play a game. Name one thing that students do not know that we knew at that age. High School Senior: Mr. Lee, what is my zip code? High School Senior: Mr. Lee, what goes on the envelope? High… more

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Are you being asked to help out for absent teachers or taken on extra duties because of the teacher shortage? Are you getting paid extra? What perks are you receiving for helping out? Lastly, is it vo… more

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I am not only an educator, but a therapist as well in my spare time. I have found that having strategies to share with others has actually improved my mental health. Am willing to share with you....

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I feel so consistently underappreciated at work and I notice it bleeds into my personal life. These past 2 years have been hard on all of us, but I am trying not to let that affect my personal relatio… more

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Tomorrow they are requiring masks again and I was almost in tears when I found out. We have been mask free (recommended) since June and I feel like we are being muzzled again. I am vaccinated, frustr… more

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I have Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and I am really struggling with it this year. I know it qualifies as an ADA, but I am wondering what accommodations the school could provide? Has anyone had experi… more

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Principal called me into his office in the middle of my work day to let me know I did not get the K job I interviewed for & that he had no intention of ever considering me for the job. He told me … more

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I am still so angry from a interaction at work that I can’t sleep. I wish I could walk way from my position. All I asked for was the test we were giving Thursday. I had not seen it and I wanted a copy… more

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Do you ever feel like running away, walking off the job or kinda wish you could just pull the plug from your life?

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I just need to vent and get this off my chest. I have been doing a shit job this year as a teacher. This teaching from home virtually to students who don't come to class is draining me to the poi… more

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I live alone. Being a virtual teacher has been hard and somewhat depressing. How do I combat it?

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Does anyone else get a little bit of anxiety when they get an email notification from work? Like, I always feel there is a problem, especially if it’s from my principal.

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Even though times are hard and busy right now, always remember to take some time for yourself. It’s easy to get caught up in everyday life... but at the end of the day you still have to take care of y… more

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I think I need a place to vent anonymously. My district made the decision to have all remote learning through the first semester and teachers were given a choice to work from their classrooms or from… more

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Interested in energy clearing to support mental health?

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As of late, my work related anxiety has reached new levels and it’s really starting to affect me mentally. I’m part of a great team; I’m trusted and supported, have a great track record, there are no … more

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How are y’all handling your stress during virtual learning?

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What TV, cable, or YouTube shows are helping your mental and emotional state these days? I like Sugar Rush, Time to Eat with Nadia Hussein...I’m finding that all I can watch these days are news and c… more

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I have had a real stressful time in summer, but I have found something that can help everyone. I started listening to Baroque music. It has been proven to slow down your heart rate and allows you to r… more

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Where can I find statistics on Bullying?

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How are you taking care of yourself if you have depression? All of my ways of staying grounded and motivated were attached to my routine and the fulfillment from work. I feel like I’m losing all motiv… more

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How do you destigmatize mental health disorders in your classroom?

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Let's get moving! A 5 day challenge to stay active for our mental health. 😊

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So I've been noticing that when I get moving in my body, my mood changes almost instantly to a better one and my sleep at night is so much better. Would you all be interested in a 5 day challenge … more

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Being cooped up for a month is taking its toll on me. I had a hysterectomy at 25, and rely on hormone injections every few months to help maintain, but right now that isn’t considered essential 😔

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With all the changes, what is something you are struggling with the most right now, and how are you dealing with it?

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My wife has been told by her boss to come up with 28 hours of PD for her district's paraprofessionals-does anyone know of any free online courses that would be appropriate?

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Anyone use therapy dogs in their classrooms? If so, how?

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