How are you? Self-care tips.
  • pray the Rosary
  • watch a fave tv show
  • dates with friends
  • color
  • have a little wine
  • allow yourself to nap guilt free
  • setting boundaries
  • epsom salt bath 
  • charcoal masks
  • leave the teacher bag at school at least once a week
  • drinking coffee by the diffuser in the morning
  • purposeful grounding when anxious: 5 things I can see, 4 things I can feel, 3 things I can hear, 2 things I can smell, 1 thing I can taste. 
  • setting the alarm earlier to enjoy coffee before kids get up
  • light candles and drink tea
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • read the Bible
  • go for a hike/walk 
  • take piano lessons (or something not related to teaching)
  • get a massage
  • don’t check work email on weekends
  • schedule reading time

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