Category: Self Care

Erin Katie Rick

Episode 4: Erin, Katie & Rick Most of the Relate Then Educate team was able to get together in the same room to talk about why we’re doing what we’re doing. It was great to hear from Katie Kinder about what she’s seeing in the classroom and with her middle school teachers. Erin Patton & Rick Holmes also describe what they’re hearing from teachers from across the country. You can hear the love for kids and teachers every time we end up talking about school…which is often. Join us! Get in touch. We’d love to hear from you. Send us

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Hurry Sickness

Episode 3: Hurry Sickness Self-Care Episode! Erin & I asked you to take a moment each school day to check-in with yourself in our last self-care episode, but we wanted to discuss what you might find when you do. We will walk you through the 10 symptoms of Hurry Sickness…yes, it’s a thing. These are likely symptoms you’ll see if you begin to sit and reflect on yourself in an honest way. Once you can accurately see how you’re doing, you can begin to decide what small and positive changes you can begin to make. It’s a journey of small

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Are You Okay

Episode 2: Are you okay? Hey, folks. Erin here. The word of the day is VULNERABLE. Holy smokes. Recording this episode of our podcast was a doozy for me. 😳 Long story short, I have dealt with anxiety and depression for much of my life. But in neglecting my mental health for so long during my years teaching, I developed a really fun panic disorder that, as you can witness from listening, still rears it’s ugly head. Podcasts have been so beneficial to me and my personal mental health journey. Getting to hear people openly explore and share about things

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Circle of Influence

Circle of Influence by Katie Kinder “It’s easier to tame lions than it is to goose geese!”  -Jeff Hemm, Number 22 When I was a kid, I was usually fussing about something.  Soccer.  Romance.  Friends.  Parents.  Siblings.  You name it, I fussed about it.  My dad would say, “What is in your circle of influence?”  It meant: What can you control?  Mostly, my dad wanted me to know that I was the only one who could control my attitude about life.  It became a mantra, one I needed to be reminded of a lot.  In later years, when I started

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