We've had a long 6 weeks away from the daily activities and interactions of teaching. After the previous 18 months a lot of use started the holidays overstressed and with our wellbeing at an all time low. It's important not to start a new year feeling the same way. Here are my top 5 things I'll be doing to try and start the year right.
This months blog is focused on how we use language and the language patterns we fall into that we might not even realise shapes our relationships with ourselves or others and our potential outcomes.
This week’s blog is all about goals. Now we’re nearly at the end of January so you might think I’m a bit late to the party but there is a reason for this; by now around 34% of people will already have given up on their new year’s resolutions.
The days are cold and miserable, every other day it seems to be wet play and no Christmas to look forward to to cheer us up! Let's think about how we can maintain our sparkle and shine until things look brighter.
This time of year is one of contradictions in many ways it’s a time full of chances for family time and making memories but it’s also one of hectic schedules, consumerism and high levels of stress!
This week we're looking at ways to manage stress, the different tips have been organised into the 4 A's.
Burnout is a phrase we've hear an increasingly over the last few years but what is it? How does it feel and what can you do if you think you're experiencing it?
This week we're looking at how we can use mindfulness in our everyday lives to conserve our energy, improve our communication and make more positive life choices. Looking at 5 parts of every day life in which mindfulness can be easily implimented.
This week I've added an extra blog to my usual 2 week schedule because I want to talk about somethin important; The impact modern lives are having on our primitive fight and flight responses.
Lots of teachers talk to me about the toxic environments they feel they work in and this more than anything causes them to leave a job they other wise love. Here are three things you can do to help make your work environment feel more positive.
Now we're a few weeks into the new school year let's think about how we can become more resilient as teachers to support us over the next year.