It is easy to dwell on the negative, but take a few moments to consider the following:
- Which students was I able to reach this week? What did I to to build that relationship? How did that make them feel? How did that make me feel?
- What new ideas have I tried in my classroom lately to keep myself energized about teaching?
- What is something that inspired me recently?
- What might be some things I enjoyed about doing my job recently?
- Who are some individuals I have enjoyed being around recently? Why?
- What made me laugh this week?
- What have I improved at this week compared to previous weeks, or years of teaching?
- What is one kind or thoughtful thing that I have done for someone recently?
- What is one kind or thoughtful thing that has been done for me recently?