Do the unexpected new demands on you as a parent, health care providers or vital service industry workers, educators are facing, now is entirely different from the emotions they were experiencing before the pandemic. But are they the same?
The top five emotions were frustrated, overwhelmed, stressed, tired, and happy. The primary source of their frustration and stress pertained to not feeling supported by their administration around challenges related to meeting all of their students’ learning needs, high-stakes testing, an ever-changing curriculum, and work-life balance.
Research findings across the country show that our parents, teachers, health workers, and vital services providers are developing more overwhelm and burn out stress and burnout. The longer this crisis goes the deeper the overload leading to more frustration and depression.
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