6. Hygiene – Yes…this is awkward for me, too. Teachers who exhibit hygiene issues do irreparable harm to their status as authority figures. No one likes or respects the teacher with body odor, bad breath, dandruff, excessive ear wax, or other grooming lapses. What makes things worse is that stress exacerbates these conditions…and new teachers are usually a stressed-out bunch, so you see this is a recipe for disaster? Shower daily, use super-strong deodorant, and keep gum, mints, and mouthwash handy!
**I have found a site that will help you if you have persistent, stubborn bad breath. You can cure it easily with ingredients that you probably have sitting around the house! To visit the site, just click on the blue link below:
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