Making the time an effort to care for yourself as an educator or leader isn't selfish or something to put off to later. Rather, self-care is crucial to your own professional practice and well-being.
To help you, we've compiled this resource list for you including a poster and links to places on the web where you can learn more about self-care for Educators.
Produced by the University of Queensland, this tip sheet is designed for teachers of children who've experienced trauma. It contains:
From the Himama blog, this quick article includes 6 tips to help you be a more effective child care professional and avoid stress, burnout and negative feelings. We especially like the suggestions under the "Look for the positive" tip.
In this article, Dr Ingrid Anderson from Portland State University talks about self-care as the act of attending to our physical, emotional, social and cognitive wellbeing and looks at:
This Self-Care for Educators Poster contains 12 tips to help Early Childhood professionals maintain their own well-being.
Download this free poster for your team of Educators and share it at your next staff meeting, add it to your staff newsletter or print a copy for each Educator.
Encouraging your Educators to care for themselves is a great way to show leadership and to build the morale within your service