Happy, successful child care professionals practice self-care. This means taking time for yourself and reenergizing your mind, body, and emotional health. If you’re an early childhood educator looking for self-care tips, we recommend you try the following ideas:
Know Your Stressors
Try to recognize the situations that cause you the most stress, as well as your body’s unique stress signals such as feelings of anxiety or headaches. Knowing which things stress you out most and being able to identify when stress is coming on will help you be better prepared to cope.