A friend of mine suggested that I share my story of how I got my BCBA certification. I’ve shared bits and pieces over the past year and a half on my instagram account, but word limits always seem to get in the way. I had the opportunity to be a guest on a podcast and share another little piece of the story and so it just feels like it is the right time to share it all… every nitty gritty detail. It’s not a fairy tale story by any means. It’s real, raw, and relatable (I hope) for others out there. So buckle up y’all…. this is a long one.Continue reading “My Journey to Board Certified Behavior Analyst”
We all have those days right? Those days where nothing goes right in the classroom and we have to scrap the plans to manage behavior or because our students don’t have the skills needed to continue on. Those days where you go home and want to crawl in bed and never come back out. Am I alone in this? I hope and pray that those days are far and few between. I know especially now in the COVID era of teaching it can be so hard to maintain a positive attitude. If you are feeling lost, overwhelmed, unhappy, or extremely stressed, it might be time to revamp your self-care routine.
Self-care has been something I’ve had to really work at over the past few years. I struggle with mental health disorders that can often be made worse when I am not partaking in self care strategies. I am by no means perfect, but I have come to realize these strategies are useful in helping to prevent burn out.Continue reading “10 Tips for Taking Care of You”