If you read one of my first posts about John Medina’s book, Brain Rules, you’ll see that sleep is important to a healthy brain. This short New York Times article appeared last week echoing some of the studies and highlighting how an afternoon nap helps with memory. I know it’s the reality of the school day, but I wonder if the time immediately after school when the kids go home is really the best time for us to engage?
A common theme throughout the NAIS conference was to take care of oneself first. Get enough sleep, lower stress, find your joy triggers, etc. It will allow you to be more productive and think clearer.