Happy Teachers Don’t Take On Too Many Commitments
I am sure to most it does because as a group we are suckers and have a hard time saying no. Happy teachers do just that though. I am NOT saying don’t get involved, but instead be a little picky about what you do. Only say yes to the commitments that you are truly passionate about.
For more help check out How to Say No.
Happy Teachers Don’t Expect Perfection
In general, my goals were about completing all the “need to” tasks each day, and soon I was able to accomplish those and a few “would like to” tasks from time to time. By recognizing that enough is enough you can begin to enjoy your time in the classroom as well as not at school more.
Happy Teachers Never Stop Growing
Happy Teachers Don’t Try To Do It All
This way I was able to feel success each day, which made me a happy camper.
For more details and to Stop Pretending to Have It All Together read on here.
Happy Teachers Don’t Hate On Other Teachers
Happy Teachers Don’t Pretend To Have It All Together
Happy Teachers Don’t Think They Are The Best
Happy teachers recognize their own strengths as well as the strengths of those around them and celebrate them all!
By building relationships with your colleagues you can bring out the best in everyone. Read on here for more on building relationships.
Happy Teachers Don’t Rush Through Tasks
Happy Teachers Don’t Ignore Themselves
You know the adage, you can’t take care of others until you take care of yourself. So take the time to cook a good for you dinner with leftovers or work out or read a book.
For ideas on self care read on here.
Your health is paramount, and you can’t be a happy teacher if you aren’t happy yourself.
You are a person after all! Think about what you are passionate about and pursue those passions! For more on following your passions in and out of the classroom read on here.
Happy Teachers Don’t Get Stuck In A Rut
So get out there! Be brave! Be happy!
Bonus: Happy Teachers Don’t Think About Their Future
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