Self-care is critical. The road to recovery is a marathon, not a sprint. Educators who have poured themselves into action at the beginning of the pandemic will eventually run dry if they don’t refill and refuel.

What are some strategies for self-care?

  • Incorporate short routines using free apps like Calm or myStrength, into the regular school schedule (e.g. during staff meetings).
  • Know the signs of burnout, and use the options in your district’s employee health plan to address challenges early on.

Consider other mental health resources if you need additional help