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Thing one: I'm working on a gratitude challenge for my students--we're studying the effect of positivity and gratitude on the brain in psychology class.  They've been reading scholarly articles about it but I want to put it into action.  I think I'll create an interactive bulletin board for them to post their gratitude daily.  I'm getting a visual...  

Thing two: I think I'm going to start writing positivity notes for my students and mailing them home.  I did this last year and they responded well.  I think they could use a motivational boost right about now.

Thing three:  This is a difficult year.  It almost feels more challenging than last year and last year was hellish.  But this year seems to be taking more of a physical toll on me.  I'm exhausted.   


The Gal Herself said...

I won't be sorry to see this year end, either!

Still, I'm sorry it sounds like you're in a rough place. It's hard to feel positive when there is visceral stuff around you that's wrong. Hang in there, Ms. Kwiz.

zippiknits...sometimes said...

One year seems pretty much like the last one to me. Could it be that it's because we are still wearing masks and staying home? lol