Staying calm under pressure isn’t always easy but it is important. Learning tools to help you manage stress are important and can help you move from “reacting” to “responding.” Check out the video to learn more.

Watch the video: Stress Management

Here are some great resources you can keep on hand.

  • Print out “The Stop Technique” visual.  Post it in your classroom as a reminder to “respond” instead of “react” in the moment.  Print and cut the flash cards and place them as reminders throughout your day – on a mirror, in your planner, etc.
  • Check out this website from Mindful Schools for resources to help you stay present.
  • This Headstart ECLKC website has mindfulness practices for adults and children.

Remember, learning to stop and respond in the moment takes practice.  Keep at it and it will become second nature!