Episode 4

Managing Your Self Care as an English Teacher (Part 2)


Main Topic

Self care: emotional, personal and spiritual


Try This In Class Tip: List of jokes to use in class

Website / App: Visuwords

Teaching Demerit: Not speaking up about students needing to buy an expensive textbook

Teaching Gold Star: Professional organizations that organize English-teaching conferences in Chile



“The Book of Self Care: Remedies for Healing Mind, Body, and Soul” by Mary Beth Janssen

“The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma” by Bessel van der Kolk

“Murder in Plain English: From Manifestos to Memes – Looking at Murder through the Words of Killers” by Michael Arntfield and Marcel Danesi


Microphone Check

Hurry Slowly



NPR Planet Money

Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations


YouTube Videos:

How to Get Your Life Together | Self Care Routine

A Self-Care Action Plan

The 6 Types Of Self Care & How to Apply Them

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