Lisa writes with kindness, compassion and wisdom. Her deep care for educators is evident on every page. She is practical with her recommendations and offers ideas and exercises that can help quickly and sustain you over time. It is clear that she walks the talk and has learned from personal experience what burn out feels like and how self-compassion can help. Lisa writes in a way that makes you feel that you sitting and having a cup of tea with a good friend. It was a pleasure to read this book and I know I will enjoy reading it again. If you work in schools this book can help you be your own reliable source of support. I recommend reading it with a friend or group of colleagues. Together this journey can be even more powerful. If you have kids going to school, buy this for their teachers, principals and assistants. Our kids flourish when their school staff flourish.