Self-Care for Educators
Self-Care for Educators is the podcast for creating happy, healthy, inspired, badass educators. Host Tina H. Boogren is a lifelong educator, the author of numerous books, and an associate for Solution Tree and Marzano Resources. Each week, Tina will help educators dig into the essential work of self-care via bite-sized episodes that fit into your busy schedule. If you are a teacher, administrator, counselor, coach, singleton, or simply considering a career in education, this podcast is for you. Because truth be told, this isn't just a podcast; this is a community. We are the caretakers. It's time to find ourselves again so we can create lives we don't need to escape from. You are welcome here.
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This week, we're revisiting an old habit that dies hard. With a little more intentionality, the Self-Care Squad will be on their way to happier and healthier lives! For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele…

Let's deep dive back into creating lives we don't need to escape from. This week, Dr. Boogren challenges the Self-Care Squad to create their 22 for 2022. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by…

We're back, baby! This week, Dr. Boogren kicks off season two with a gentle reminder to LYBL—Live Your Best Life.  For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

Let's give ourselves some breathing room. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

Let's slip into our summer brains and think about all the things we really want to accomplish in the upcoming months. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

It almost feels like we're back in 2019, with the hustle and bustle of cities and airports seeming to get back to normal. This week, Dr. Boogren is inspired by Samantha Brown's travel rituals. For episode resources, see…

It's a reflective week for the Self-Care Squad. As we move into a post-pandemic era, Dr. Boogren raises some thought-provoking questions. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers -…

This week the Self-Care Squad will be tapping into those feelings of connection and altruism. Warning: This episode will make you feel really good. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music – Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers -…

Let's add some curiosity to our routines. This week, Dr. Boogren challenges the Self-Care Squad to seek out the unexpected. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

This week, Dr. Boogren challenges her listeners to develop sacred evening rituals that provide purpose and intention to that window of time between work and bed. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane…

This week, Dr. Boogren introduces another breathing technique to help bring calm. This trick is so simple, it could be used in any classroom! For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers -…

This week, Dr. Boogren inspires the Self-Care Squad to rejoice in the teeny, tiny, little good things. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele  by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

“I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.” —Frank Lloyd Wright; For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

Remember last summer break? Let’s make this one a little better. This week, Dr. Boogren challenges the Self-Care Squad to be more intentional with our preparations in order to maximize that much needed, and much deserved, vacation. For episode…

This week, Dr. Boogren challenges the Self-Care Squad to get inspired and uplifted. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

“When you set an intention, you’re likely to make choices that support it—in what you do or think. You might forget all about your intention today, but some little part of your mind remembers it.” —Elena Aguilar; For episode resources, see…

Toss it. Donate it. Declutter it. Give yourself room to breathe. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

Sometimes it can feel like we’re running 1,000 miles an hour. This week, Dr. Boogren discusses the importance of giving your body and your brain a little breather. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by…

This week’s episode provides some strategies for climbing out of the rabbit hole and avoiding the do-everything-except-work spiral. Dr. Boogren discusses a simple and effective strategy to help us maximize our productivity. For episode resources, see…

In this new listener episode, Dr. Boogren provides advice on responding to teacher guilt. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Precious Memories by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

“Twinkle lights are the perfect metaphor for joy …” —Brené Brown. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

This week, Dr. Boogren will be doing something a bit different. Explore responses to negative feedback on your self-care practices, inspired by some listener feedback. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by…

What’s the silly, guilty pleasure you always deny yourself? This week, Dr. Boogren shares hers and encourages the Self-Care Squad to just burn the candles. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers…

This week, Dr. Boogren challenges the Self-Care Squad to strengthen our relationships and our bodies. As always, this simple challenge can reap brilliant rewards. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane…

This week, Dr. Boogren shares a simple tool for recording gratitude, milestones, and more. What can you do with just one second every day? For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers -…

Squad: /skowd/ (noun). 1. any small group or party of persons engaged in a common enterprise 2. an informal group of individuals with a common goal and sense of solidarity. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy…

This week, Dr. Boogren discusses one easy way we can jumpstart a productive day and reminds us that we can do hard, and not so hard, things. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers -…

This week, Dr. Boogren provides some additional inspiration for our 21 for 2021 list. Don’t let the call of this powerful exercise go unanswered. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers -…

Remember me? It’s your 21 for 2020–2021 list calling from episode 7! This week, Dr. Boogren challenges the #SelfCareSquad to do some reflecting, rethinking, and revising as we think about the new calendar year. For episode resources, see…

This week, we will explore the 5 Second Rule, a trick touted by television host, author, and motivational speaker, Mel Robbins. Dr. Boogren will explain how Robbins’ work can help us capitalize on our brains’ instincts to live healthier, happier, and…

Rolls over. Checks phone. Five minutes left. Alarm goes off. Hits snooze. Repeats three times. This morning routine sound familiar? This week, Dr. Boogren challenges a particularly bad habit. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music:…

This week, we explore a really simple task that can help our bodies and minds in big ways. Bon appétit! For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers – https://silvermansound.com

This week, Dr. Boogren gives the Self-Care Squad the skinny on the 15-Minute Challenge. Please inspire other educators by sharing what this week’s challenge looks like for you. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy…

This week, we tackle level 2 of Maslow’s hierarchy by doing what’s best for our safety, financial security, and health. Tune in, and stop putting it off. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers -…

This week, we will take a deep dive into Emily and Amelia Nagoski’s book, Burnout: The Secret to Unlocking the Stress Cycle, and how we can tackle this season of sacrifice by completing the stress cycle. Tune in for great strategies for living a life…

What would happen this week if you took just one day to live your life offline, rather than escape your life online? Give Dr. Boogren’s challenge a try this week, and let us know what happens (when you return to the screen later). For episode…

What is the legacy you’re currently building? How do you feel about that? From this moment on, what might you change or what might you let go of? What might you reconsider? This week is all about reflection, grace, forgiveness, and moving forward. For…

This week we’re going to sharpen our minds, make our bodies slimmer, and give our spirits a little more umph! Check out the Educator 911 playlist, and maybe if you’re feeling really brave, share a video of your self-care! For episode resources, see…

“Reading for the brain is like exercise for the body. It stretches our abilities and keeps us fit.” —Paul Zak  For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers – silvermansound.com

2020: The Year of the Never-Ending Workday. In this episode, Dr. Boogren discusses the provocative question, when does the educator’s workday end? Share strategies with the Self-Care Squad on the Facebook page! For episode resources, see…

This week, Dr. Boogren discusses that weird habit we all are guilty of, deflecting compliments. What would it look like if we just said, “thank you”? For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers -…

This week, Dr. Boogren inspires the Self-Care Squad to feel more energetic, creative, and cheerful. Warning: this episode might inspire some uncluttering of your physical and mental space. For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music:…

Take time for you each morning this week to do some self-care. Dr. Boogren swears by creating this sacred routine for you, your body, and your mental health. Let us know how this week’s challenge inspires you! For episode resources, see…

Attitude Adjustment Walks for the win! Ever wonder what an AAW is or how to incorporate it into your practice? This week’s episode is just for you! For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy Ukulele by Shane Ivers -…

It’s not surprise that many of us are feeling more anxious than ever. This week, Dr. Boogren takes us back to the low levels of Maslow’s hierarchy and provides a simple technique to recenter and recharge. For episode resources, see…

Our bodies weren’t designed to go one thousand miles an hour. Yet, in times like now, it feels like that’s the only way to get everything accomplished. This week, Tina will share how to get back to your best with one simple—yet brilliant—idea. For…

Something extraordinary is in store for the Self-Care Squad this week. Warning: this episode might inspire you to hike a new trail or try a new topping on Friday night’s pizza! For episode resources, see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy…

This week we will be combating anxiety, depression, stress, and trauma through one very simple method. Create a safe space for you to write your worries away, record your gratitudes, and savor moments you want to cherish forever. We so want to know how…

Spend some time this week intentionally setting your goals for the upcoming school year. Challenge yourself to see who you could best share this week’s invitation with. Your spouse? Your family? Your students? Who needs some self-care in your life? For…

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of…

This episode is a shout-out to the PPPs (Perpetual People Pleasers), because we care about your time, esteem, and confidence. This week, Tina gives you the ultimate challenge to break the never-ending cycle of never having enough time for you—saying,…

“What did you say?” “Huh?” Sound familiar? There’s nothing more frustrating than not being heard and nothing more gratifying than having someone show they are really listening. Create belonging by building stronger relationships when you hone your…

This week we are putting real positivity out into the world. And by completing this week’s selfless challenge, we’ll feel less stress and improve our mental health. Sounds great right? For episode resources see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy…

This week we look at one strategy for improved physical and psychological health, enhanced empathy, reduced aggression, and improved sleep and esteem. Thank you for listening. For episode resources see SelfCareForEducators.com. Music: Happy Clappy…

Want to reduce your anxiety, depression, blood pressure, and pain? Want to improve your sleep quality, mood, memory, cognitive functions, learning, and concentration? Want to ward off the effects of aging? Find out how this week on Self-Care for…

Welcome to Self-Care for Educators with Dr. Tina H. Boogren, the podcast for teachers, administrators, social workers, and everyone in-between. In this episode, Tina provides the game plan for our time together. Feed your brain. Subscribe today. …