Power through the end of the school year using these short- and long-term strategies to help you stay positive.
Establish mindfulness. “Too often you’re being beeped, tweeted and texted, and you can’t be present in your own life,” says Caroline Adams Miller, MAPP, author of “Creating Your Best Life,” Positive Psychology expert and coach. Mindfulness requires directing your attention to your experience as it’s unfolding, moment-by-moment. In fact, studies show that mindfulness reliably and profoundly alters the structure and function of the brain to improve the quality of both thought and feeling. Teachers report reductions in stress, a greater sense of wellbeing and increased kindness and compassion toward others.
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