Developing a Self Care Plan

Developing a Self Care Plan

Why is self care so important? Well, we work in a field that requires emotional labor. Emotional labor is defined as the need to display particular emotional states as part of a work of profession. It is particularly true in education where we need to make emotional connections with young children to be effective in our work.

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The Role of Self-Care in Early Childhood

The Role of Self-Care in Early Childhood

So, what is self-care and why is it important to cultivate in our lives? Self-care is identified as self-regulation of ones needs- physically, emotionally, cognitively, and socially. It is the ability to recognize and identify when are not having your needs met and planning a course of action that will support you in changing your behavior or circumstances.

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