Simply Novel Blog - Teaching Tips and Ideas for Teachers

  • 4 Habits to Practice Through Challenging Times

    “Life is not the way it’s supposed to be, it’s the way it is. The way you cope is what makes the difference.” – Virginia Satir 

    How are you coping right now?  In the midst of COVID-19, or any crisis, difficult situation, or challenging circumstance, are you being reactive, or are you being responsive? It's a powerful question, and one that - especially during challenges - requires us to get present and check-in with ourselves.

  • Navigating Relationships During Lockdown

    As many of us enter into the 3rd, 4th, 5th, week—or longer—of in-home confinement, it is natural that nerves are beginning to fray, and relationsh...
  • 4 Tips for Teachers to Manage Anxiety and Worry During the "Unknown"

    We don’t have to like what’s going on.  We don’t have to want it.  Or approve of it.  We get to choose how to be about THIS moment. Simply moment to moment.  We can choose to be stressed, and angry, or frustrated, or we can choose to simply be in surrender and acceptance.  Here are 4 practical tips to help you manage anxiety and worry during the "unknown."