Cut Yourself Some Slack. Actually, Tons of Slack.

Feeling guilty watching screaming goat videos instead of working?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Haven’t exercised since summer?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

No time to write “good enough” replies to the emails stacking up in your inbox?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Did something for no good reason?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Lost control and spoke harshly?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Still holding on to an assignment you wanted to grade and return two weeks ago?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Fell back on a comfortable teaching activity even though you don’t think it promotes learning?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Assigned some busy work because you just couldn’t?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Feel like your students would be better off with a different teacher?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Sink full of dishes?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Can’t remember your neighbor’s name?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Haven’t folded the laundry?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Haven’t done the laundry?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

What’s laundry?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Haven’t written the blog post you’ve been mentally crafting forever?*

Cut yourself some tons of slack.**

Wrote it, but think it sucks?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Eaten fast food for a fortnight?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Exceeded your data plan?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

Too tired to do…anything?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

_____________________?

Cut yourself some tons of slack.

 

That’s all =)

 

*For instance, part 3 (“Gestures & Facial Expressions”) promised in the series on Your Teaching Body.

**Also, consider instead writing a quick post reminding yourself and everyone else to cut themselves some tons of slack.

empty jars of peanut butter lying on carpet

Did this in less than a week? CUT YOURSELF SOME SLACK

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