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March (School Psych) Madness…Pandemic Edition

Last year at this time, I started my March (School Psych) Madness video training series with NO FREAKIN CLUE what was in store for us school psychs just a few weeks later.

MAJOR UPSET in the brackets.

๐Ÿ€ Week One’s: Decision Fatigue vs. Simplification was complicated by Decision PARALYSIS as we turned on a dime to be virtual school psychs.

๐Ÿ€ Week Two’s match up of Dopamine v.s Serotonin had an extra layer of CORTISOL stress hormone up in that mix.

๐Ÿ€ In Week Three, where we usually had a match up between Endless To Do List and Prioritization, many of us had to contend with the fact that we could not work on our normal to-do lists remotely.

๐Ÿ€ Obligation vs. Conscious Choice in Week 4 was a joke, as we had so little choice. Many of us became homeschooling parents overnight and had no choice but to try and juggle it all.

A year later, we have some collective wisdom on how to keep calm and school psych on…in a pandemic.

You see, here in the Thriving School Psychologist Collective course and community, we’ve been zooming before zooming was a commonly used verb….okaaaaaayyyyyy?

When the pandemic hit, we already had twice monthly Zoom calls on our calendar, and we met as usual, all year long, and coached ourselves on how to keep calm and carry on. OH. EM. GEE.ย  I will forever be grateful for this community for that comfort in the chaos!ย  ๐Ÿงก

So now what does March (School Psych) Madness look like in 2021? What have we learned? Check out this quick video to find out (and then read below for 3 ways you can play!)

Check out 3 Ways to Play March School Psych Madness!

1. If you’re already on my email newsletter, you don’t have to do anything but keep an eye on your inbox ! The weekly match ups will be sent to you! If you’ve played before,ย  look for an added 2021 bonus of “Coach Yo’ Self” signs with the top 5 mantras that we use in the Thriving School Psychologist community that are keeping us sane through the pandemic!

2. If you are not yet on my newsletter and you want the free videos and tools, they are available only in the month of March, and you can sign up here!ย 

3. Follow Thriving School Psych on Instagram and post any TSP wins you have with the hashtag #TSPWIN as a picture OR comment on any post to be entered to win this cool swag (I only wish I could send you the prize in a t-shirt cannon to get that full basketball game experience….but we’ll go with first class mail as a second option….LOL)

We got this, y’all! Go TEAM SCHOOL PSYCH!

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