…take some students to an Anime-con. For that matter, a Comic-con or any other -con will do the trick. The amount of passion and love for a subject like anime produces an environment that is mystical and comfortable. The amount of work put into these costumes is phenomenal.
Yesterday I took students from the Anime Club to Animazement 2017. We learned how to play Weiss Schwartz and saw many many wonderful costumes. We met many interesting people and ate way over priced hamburgers while sitting on the conference center floor. We had a great time. It took me out of my element and placed me in a really cool alternative.
Yes, I know. Problem avoidance is no way to solve a problem, but, every once and awhile its good to get away and relax so you can regroup and attack a problem from a different angle. Point in fact, my wife and I may have a solution to many of my financial issues.