Teacher, Take Care A Guide to Well-Being and Workplace Wellness for Educators Edited by Jennifer Lawson, Shannon GanderOther primary creator Stanley KiplingBy Cher Brasok, Monika Cichosz Rosney, Laura Doney, Dana Fulwiler, Jackie Gagne, Megan Hunter, Kelsey McDonald, Keith Macpherson, Lisa Neufeld, Sandra Pacheco Melo, Richelle North Star Scott, and Joyce Sunada Categories: Education, Professional Development, Health & Fitness, Work-related Health, Self-help, Stress Management, Psychology, Mental Health Imprint: Portage & Main Press Show edition details Paperback : 9781774920299, 182 pages, September 2022 Pre-Order Now Paperback $28.00 Expected to ship: 2022-09-06 View Table of Contents Share: Table of contents ContentsBlessing Elder Stan KiplingIntroduction Shannon Gander and Richelle North Star Scott1. The Evolution of Teacher, Take Care Jennifer Lawson2. Permission to Be Well Laura Doney and Dana Fulwiler3. Making Sense of Mindfulness Keith MacPherson4. Restoring the Circle: One Indigenous Perspective on Wellness Lisa Dumas Neufeld5. Physical Well-Being: Caring for Our Bodies With Compassion, Not By Comparison Megan Hunter6. Just Breathe: Strategies for Well-Being Cher Brasok7. Finding Joy(ce): My Journey From Burnout to Wisdom and Well-Being Joyce Sunada8. Building Relationships for Well-Being Jennifer Lawson, with Shannon Gander, Lisa Dumas Neufeld, and Kelsey McDonald9. Arts-Based Wellness: Creative Strategies for Care Jackie Gagne10. Diverse Perspectives: Classroom Wellness for All Monika Rosney and Richelle North Star Scott11. Thank You for Being a Friend: A Story of Collegial Support Kelsey McDonald12. The Principal’s Principles: School Leadership for Staff Well-Being Sandra Melo13: An Invitation for Leaders in Education: Creating Psychologically Safe Work Environments Jennifer Lawson, with Megan Hunter, Shannon Gander, and Kelsey McDonaldConclusion Jennifer Lawson Written by teachers for teachers, this comprehensive resource provides strategies to improve educator wellness and foster positive mental health in the workplace. Description Teaching can be a highly satisfying profession, but it can also be overwhelming. Stress management. Self-care. Mental well-being. Mindfulness. These words have become all too familiar, but what do they actually mean for you? And how can they help without adding to your to-do list?All teachers have different experiences and different needs. Through stories by diverse educators, this professional resource invites you to try different wellness strategies, explore varying perspectives, and consider new ideas of what it means to “be well.”Grounded in servant leadership and a holistic model, each chapter connects to Indigenous perspectives of wellness through remarks from Elder Stanley Kipling and Knowledge Keeper Richelle North Star Scott.