#SOLSC21: Living

What are the necessities of  LIFE?

Our lives have significantly changed in the past Covid 19 year.

Which of the ideas below have become a part of your current reality?

Which would you prioritize in your teaching/educational world? WHY?


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15 responses

  1. The pandemic has definitely helped me live in the present more, with greater gratitude. I’m working on being on time and not making excuses. Good food for thought!

    1. Time has been an issue even though it seems like there might be more time!

  2. I think the past year has showed me that I can live without the things I thought I really had to have. Keeping things simple is so much easier in all aspects of life.

    1. Relatively, things have lost their importance. “Is it really important” has changed some of my responses!
      Yes, simplicity.

  3. Listen more; talk less. That would be first on my list. Then – Live in the present. My third pick would be every day a 30-minute walk – to clear my head, breathe in and out. Doing something for myself will help me be better at everything else I do. Scheduled breaks are important!

    1. Lynne,
      The listen/ talk ratio is something I always monitor. I have been working on more playful breaks. Waiting til work is done is not helpful. Always more to do!

  4. Love this list. “Do something nice and try not to get caught” has been something I’ve tried to do monthly with our new teachers. Just a little something to brighten their day.

    1. Oh, Jill, I love that one … maybe for family members!

  5. Oh listen more talk less…it was jumping off the page at me. Getting ok at it with students but…I talk too much with my co workers. It is…problematic.

    Also…sweat the small stuff while living in the present. It’s the little things that add up…but don’t dwell in regret.

    You’ve made me think!

    1. I’m willing to return to this every so often to see how I’m doing. Pretty sure it will be a data set with peaks and valleys!

  6. I have been working on getting more organized. At least a little. I know that there are ideas about organizing that I have that can be really helpful for me.

    1. Getting organized and stating organized. Two BIG tasks!

  7. I think I would prioritise the ‘be kind to unkind people’ because that is really hard to do and also ‘strive for excellence not perfection.’ Such a great list to refer to!

    1. I liked the variety of challenges included in the list. 🙂

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