Find the tools, tips, and strategies to nurture your inner self so you can provide the support and care your students deserve.

Videos [6]

What Should a Culture of Caring Look Like in Higher Education?

Participants in this panel discussion explore strategies for building a culture of caring in higher education classrooms.

A Teacher’s Guide to Critical Reflection

Dr. Brian Steinberg guides teachers on critical reflection, where they examine their own teaching practices to identify strengths and weaknesses. 

Promoting Student Mental and Physical Health in Any Discipline

Dr. Joab Corey discusses the importance of promoting student mental and physical health, particularly due to the lack of physical activity resulting from remote learning.

Promoting Student Mental Health & Well-Being in Any Discipline

Dr. Joab Corey shares proven tips for fostering student well-being using virtual break rooms.

Supporting Student Mental Health While Setting Boundaries

Discover ways to balance student well-being and healthy boundaries effectively.

Yours, Mine, and Ours: Addressing Student, Educator, and Collective Mental Health in Times of Crisis

Mary McNaughton-Cassil’s session took place during Course Hero’s 2020 virtual Education Summit as a part of the Student-Centered Teaching track.

Articles [13]

Understanding and Navigating Impostor Syndrome in Academia

Dr. McNaughton-Cassill explores imposter syndrome in academia, including explanations for its development and strategies for how to fight it.

5 Research-Backed Ways to Show Students You Care

Start the year off right by using these research-backed strategies to build authentic relationships with students.

5 Signs of Faculty Burnout—and What You Can Do About It

Learn how to recognize the five signs of burnout and find solutions for reclaiming your well-being in the classroom.

From Surviving to Thriving: Overcoming Teacher Burnout

Cynthia van Golen, PhD, explores the topic of faculty burnout and provides valuable insights and strategies to help educators overcome this common issue.

Feeling Alone in College? Here’s How to Find Your Community.

Dr. Nicole C. Jones Young shares how students can navigate the social landscape of college and build meaningful connections.

5 Honest Self-Care Tips from Educators

5 honest insights from faculty who learned how to prioritize their health and well-being in the midst of their busy schedules

5 Ways to Make Adjuncts Feel More Welcome

As a former adjunct English professor, Elissa Caruth knows how to support these educators, deepening their connection to campus and colleagues.

Op-Ed: Why College Professors Need to Show More Compassion

Biology professor Richard Foreman, PhD, says studies show students may need third, fourth, and fifth chances. (Why? Hint: Not all of them are like you!)

5 Ways Educators Can Reduce Stress and Burnout

Psychology professor Dr. Mary McNaughton-Cassill offers 5 ways for educators to reduce stress and burnout—to support themselves as well as their students.

Mental Health on Campus: What Educators Need to Know—and Do

Psychology professor Dr. Mary McNaughton-Cassill outlines how educators should respond if they believe they have seen signs of mental illness in a student.

Mental Health or Just Immaturity? Recognizing Unhealthy Behaviors and Helping Students Find the Resources They Need

Psychology professor Dr. Mary McNaughton-Cassill discusses why educators may inadvertently overlook mental health problems among students.

More than a Temperature Check: Understanding the Signs of Student Mental Health Issues

Psychology professor Dr. Mary McNaughton-Cassill offers research and insights into student stress, to help educators better recognize and respond.

7 Ways to Cultivate Compassion in the Classroom

For Dr. Amanda Sebastienne Grant, teaching students awareness of how they relate to others in society is the most important lesson in psychology.

Ebooks / Printables [2]

Faculty Wellness: Strategies for Building Resilience & Finding Joy in Your Work [Free Ebook]

Laura Lee Summers, PhD, provides a series of exercises to help you discover the importance of well-being in and outside of the classroom.

Cultivating a Sense of Belonging in Your Classes [Free Ebook]

Lalaine Sevillano, PhD, shares practical strategies for empowering students, creating an inclusive classroom, and fostering community.