Positive affirmations guide the brain to positive thinking. This gem of a workbook inspires educators at all grade levels and points in their careers to strive for excellence every day. Louise A. Chickie-Wolfe expands on core motivating affirmations to help readers establish goals, deepen self-understanding, maintain a positive perspective in their work, and reinforce their commitment to teaching as a profession. Formerly published as Cognitive Nourishment, Lucky to Be a Teacher is an ideal gift for teachers to honor the essential work they do and help build the necessary resilience to stay in the field. Features include: • Thirty-three updated affirmations to encourage teachers in their pursuit of a positive classroom • Guided reflection questions with room for response to accompany each affirmation • Writing prompts to help teachers write their own affirmations Reignite the passion and drive that drew you to teaching as a career and reap the benefits of a positive outlook, an energized classroom, and joyful students!