10 Tips to S L O W D O W N

When our resilience reserves are low, our resistance kicks in. We become overwhelmed, avoidant – and we stop taking care of ourselves. We resist good habits. In these times, we need to learn to s l o w d o w n. Try these 10 tips for slowing down that Elena Aguilar shares in this Edutopia article:

  1. Prune your goals.
  2. Prune your calendar.
  3. Allocate time to opening meetings.
  4. Allocate time to closing meetings.
  5. Prune the agenda.
  6. Ask a colleague a thoughtful question.
  7. Ask a student or a parent a thoughtful question.
  8. Eat lunch.
  9. Take a sick day.
  10. Practice self-care.