Happy Holidays from School Bell: 10 suggestions for Winter Break


December 14, 2015 by HCDE-Texas

shutterstock_350953799Teachers are givers by nature so don’t forget to spend time on yourself this holiday season. Here are some ideas to relieve stress and relax. In the meantime, have a great holiday break. We’ll see you on January 4!

  1. Take a book to the park and read for an hour or people-watch.
  2. Write a list of 10 movies you want to watch and don’t miss one of them.
  3. Tap a nap a least once a day.
  4. Call up an old friend and meet for lunch.
  5. Spend time at a local museum you haven’t visited for awhile.
  6. Get a massage.
  7. Start the hobby you’ve always yearned for: jewelry-making, guitar lessons, etc.
  8. Buy a planner for the new year and tentative plan your spring and summer vacations, marking the dates in red.
  9. Buy a gym membership–yes exercise can be relaxing.
  10. Think of your future and write down 3 things that you want to change or impact.

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2 thoughts on “Happy Holidays from School Bell: 10 suggestions for Winter Break

  1. Norah says:

    These are all great suggestions. It is important to look after yourself. Enjoy the holiday!


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