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Professional Learning

Put on Your Own Oxygen Mask First: Cultivating Healing and Wellbeing in Ourselves (Part 1)

Reconnecting and recharging are foundational for humanizing our work and precursors to teaching and learning whether that be with kids or adults.
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At a Glance

Part 1 of this 2 part series starts with self. In this session, you will learn strategies to develop greater self-awareness and self management through mindful practices. These skills can support your own healing journey and reconnect you to your true purpose to bring greater fulfillment in your professional life.


  • Educator Self-Care


  • self-awareness
  • self management
Developed by:

National Education Association

Last Updated: June 29, 2023


Session Length

1 hour

Session Format


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The National Education Association (NEA), the nation's largest professional employee organization, is committed to advancing the cause of public education. NEA's 3 million members work at every level of education—from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliate organizations in every state and in more than 14,000 communities across the United States.