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Re: Teacher Burn Out


From: jw (jmwjeann_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Wed Mar 05 2003 - 06:56:17 PST

> Hi everyone, Thanks for the burn-out thread! I'm new to this forum,
> but as a single 50-plus teacher who doesn't think she'll ever be able
> to afford to retire, I am extremely interested in all insights and
> suggestions. Good luck to you, Marcia, and keep us posted! J.
> WOW! Talk about synchronicity!! I am beginning the 2nd day of my new
> "uncompensated leave of absence" today. I decided to use some
> investment money to take a break from this whole circlesystem of
> burnout. My district granted me a leave and here I am! . . . I am
> planning to work in my studio, take care of my family (2 teens and a
> husband), work on MY health and MAKE ART and recharge so I can go back
> to my 24 year art teaching career with enough energy and balance to
> make it to retirement. . . . .burnout can give you cancer and other
> ugly things.
> Marcia
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