Teachers often take on the stress and emotions of their students. This year in particular, teachers may experience more vicarious trauma.
Wanting things to go back to “normal,” also known as “the way things used to be,” is one of humankind’s most basic and universal tendencies. There’s comfort in the familiar, especially when you’re looking backwards.
Social distancing may lead to more elusive emotional experiences that appear unique to the current situation. Here’s how to cope with them.