Category Archives for "Career Stress"

September 20, 2017

School Counselor Schedules and Disruptions

How is your schedule setup?  School counselor schedules can vary from building to building, district to district, and state to state. It will depend on your student population, district initiatives, best practices, and your own expertise. Confident CounselorsWe are a group of school counselors collaborating to provide a space filled with resources made for you. […]

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August 25, 2017

Conversations: What Do You Do for Self-Care?

One of the perks and necessities of our job is having a break during the summer to reset and get ready for another year. We have the space to reflect, enjoy some daylight, and drink coffee for pleasure rather than survival. Check out some great ideas for self-care from Gretchen from Speckled Moose Counseling, Laurie […]

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May 8, 2017

The Importance of Self-Care

Self Care for School Counselors

Do you practice regular self-care? Many counselors preach self-care to others but often fail to follow their own advice. According to the American Counseling Association, the term self-care refers to “the activities and practices that are engaged in on a regular basis to maintain and enhance a person’s health and well-being.” When counselors don’t practice […]

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November 27, 2016

Beating (Holiday) Stress and Burnout

Beating Stress During the Holidays and After Our positions can be challenging and stressful. It is important during this hectic time of year to be mindful of your stress. Check out tips from some veterans on how they manage and take care of themselves. Confident CounselorsWe are a group of school counselors collaborating to provide a space […]

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November 27, 2016

Fill Your Cup: Self Care for Real Life

From Rebecca at Counselor Up Here’s what I’ve learned- every body is stressed. No matter what your job, your hours, or your home life, there are stressors. Call it the new way of life or whatever. When you read stories about self-care, you often see things about making time for yourself, exercising, having a massage, […]

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