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I appreciate those comments on teacher burnout. As one see teachers withdrawing at their work places or not getting involved it gives a sense of inability or that they just dont care. I anxiously await the suggestions on how teachers who are burntout can be helped.

I teach sustainable happiness.

I teach teachers and in my

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I teach teachers and in my experience teachers often give so much of themselves to others that they neglect their own self care. One of the assignments that I always give students in my human relations course is a week of self-care. Their "homework" is to do something that week that nourishes their spirit and then share their activity with the class. Sometimes it simply involves reading a good book, visiting a friend, having a date night, starting a physical activity plan, or booking a massage. As you can imagine, my students love the assignment! I think it is important to send the message that taking care of oneself is vital. We also look at recognizing the signs of burn out and taking steps to prevent it.

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Thank you for sharing this Nick - it's brave, and important to acknowledge. I think anyone who's been teaching long enough (about 3 years, in my case) can relate. Will keep reading.

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Nick...thanks for starting

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Nick...thanks for starting this conversation. This is a great time of year for people to take stock of their emotional states. I think many teachers feel burned out in May. I think a more alarming occurrence is when teachers feel this way in September. That's when it's time to take stock and figure out how to shake things up!

English teacher; Assoc. Dir. of Accomplished California Teachers

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Thank you for sharing this Nick - it's brave, and important to acknowledge. I think anyone who's been teaching long enough (about 18 years, in my case) can relate. Will keep reading.

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can't wait for the next posts

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can't wait for the next posts Nick
this really a good one
thanks!

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