Labor Day weekend is upon us, and it's time to get celebrating.
As the U.S Department of Labor puts it, this holiday is "dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of our country."
If you ask us, the "social and economic achievements" of dance teachers are MOST impressive this time of year (we might be a little biased, but like whatevs 💁).
So this weekend, we think you people should party hard, enjoy the day off and reflect on all the fabulous things your hard work adds to our beautiful country.
Here are three journal prompts to help you see all the good you do as a teacher. Get ready to be proud!
You. Are. Brilliant!
1. Journal 10 moments this year when your students showed you gratitude.
When students say thank you, we feel all warm and fuzzy inside in the moment, but then quickly turn our attention to the next task. Writing down these moments of gratitude will help you remember just how much good you do.
2. You're a boss teacher who's worth every penny. Write down the financial successes and progress you've made this year.
Even if it's just one more private lesson than you did last year, you're amazing and should recognize your successes!
3. Journal 5 teaching moments this year that made you feel proud.
Whether it's helping a student with their confidence or winning National Studio of the Year, you've done good, kid. Soak it up!