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Whether you're resting and relaxing or getting in as many social gatherings as possible, I hope you are having an AMAZING, well-deserved break! At this point in the school year, self-care is especially important. So today, I am sharing four self-care tips to help you get the most out of your holiday break! 

We often get so busy with our to-do list, obligations, and feeling like we need to do everything that we forget to take care of ourselves. Whether it’s at school or on a break, self-care is so important! In this episode, we’re looking at four self-care tips that you can easily do to take care of yourself during winter break and when you return to school. I am sharing how to prevent yourself from over-committing, how to set clear boundaries, fun ways to practice mindfulness, and the importance of unplugging and taking a break. I hope you can use these four tips to truly enjoy your winter break and return to school with a plan to implement self-care throughout the day. 

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Some topics covered in this episode are:

  • Stress Free School Counseling Course makes the perfect gift to yourself!

  • The importance of not over-committing during break or at school

  • How to be loving yet firm when setting clear boundaries

  • Ideas for indulging your five senses to practice mindfulness

  • Why it is so important to unplug and truly take a break

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More About School Counseling Simplified:

School Counseling Simplified is a podcast offering easy to implement strategies for busy school counselors. The host, Rachel Davis from Bright Futures Counseling, shares tips and tricks she has learned from her years of experience as a school counselor both in the US and at an international school in Costa Rica.

You can listen to School Counseling Simplified on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and more!


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