You know those moments when you feel like you just can't teach another day? Everything just starts feeling a bit much and you don't know how to keep going. You're not alone! In this episode I talk you through how to work through days like this with one quick but powerful mindset shift, so you can continue to teach on and teach strong every day!
In the Teach On, Teach Strong podcast, you've heard some truth bombs about the myths around 'burnout' and 'work / life balance' and how we're setting ourselves up for failure by using and believing these terms. This episode is another hard hitting episode, all about the issues with 'time management'. You can't manage time, you can only manage yourself. Listen to this episode to learn how you can take back control and get on top of your teacher life!
Happy thanksgiving! This is the third and final part of the teacher gratitude challenge. Up to this point we've been looking inside ourselves to be thankful for our own teacher lives, but in this episode we delve into how showing gratitude towards others can actually have an even greater effect that can live on long after your words or gestures have been given. To give to others is truly the best give you can give yourself.
This is part 2 of the 3 part Thankfulness series in the countdown to Thanksgiving for teachers! Gratitude is the antidote to misery, so in this episode we look at 26 things you can be thankful for, specifically in your teaching life! Make sure you download the printable freebie as well so you can record these and pin them up somewhere to remind you to stay grateful and happy.
This is a 3 part series on the lead up to Thanksgiving, focusing on all things gratitude! In this episode you will learn how to find the good in all the challenges you go through as a teacher and in turn, will learn the skills needed in order to remain resilient to keep teaching on and teaching strong!
Lesson observations can cause a wave of negative emotions among us teachers. No one likes the feeling of being judged on their craft, but there are ways you can put a positive spin on them and get the most out of the experience of lesson observations. Listen to today's episode to learn how!
If you're a teacher who has been struggling to find "work / life balance" and feel like you just can't get the hang of it, then this episode is for you. You will learn that it's not your fault - this whole phrase is a lie! Listen to today's episode to hear what I think the problem is with "work / life balance" and the truth about what you can do to solve it once and for all!
Are you frustrated with your admin or colleagues for not acknowledging or appreciating all the hard work you've been putting in at school? Are you still waiting for that pat on the back? I hate to be the one to tell you this, but you may be waiting a long time... In today's episode we look at how you can shift your mindset to become fully self sufficient that you never need their validation or acknowledgment again!
As teachers, sometimes we can't help not taking bags home: we have marking, lesson planning and so much other paperwork that we don't have time for during the school day. But there's no reason for you to be taking emotional baggage home too. There's no need to torment yourself and relive the day's negative experiences when you get home. Today's episode will help you with strategies to feel happier when you get home and give yourself permission to know you've done your best.
The Teach On, Teach Strong Podcast has been helping teachers like you with personal character development, mindset, wellbeing and productivity for 100 episodes! This is going to be a special episode as we reflect on what we’ve discussed this past year and highlight some of the most popular posts that you have found most valuable so far. If you’re new, this is going to be ideal to help you navigate your way through the previous 100 episodes and if you’ve been here from the beginning, it’s great way to review what we’ve discussed and learnt so far!
What do you do when you feel like you’re starting to feel like what you’re doing doesn’t matter and you’re starting to feel negatively towards teaching? Firstly, don’t panic, this happens to the best of us and I have some words of encouragement and advice for whenever those feelings start to come your way, so keep listening to hear more!
Habits are hard to make and easy to break, yet we are what we repeatedly do so what kind of good or bad habits are you getting into and are they making you become the kind of person you want to be? Listen to this quick burst of inspiration to help you think about who you want to be and how you can ensure you become that person through your habits and choices.
As teachers, we can be so hard on ourselves and if we’re not careful, we can let a mistake turn into a stick we use to beat ourselves up with which ends up destroying our self-confidence and esteem. We’ve all suffered from the “shoulda, woulda, coulda” curse, right? The key to getting over mistakes is all to do with self-forgiveness which can be achieved with one beautiful phrase.
Have you already started the school year feeling like you’re behind, swamped and overwhelmed? Are you tempted to succumb to the feelings you’re having that if you start behind then you may as well remain behind as it’s too late to catch up now? This quick quote will help you adjust your mindset and see things in a different way to ensure that you finish the year right, even if you don’t feel like you’re ahead yet!
Your time is the most valuable resource you have because once it’s gone, you can’t ever get it back. Now be honest with yourself, how much of it are you wasting? In this episode we’re going to touch on how investing in organising can “earn” or save you time in the long run.
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The Teach On, Teach Strong Podcast is all about providing FREE personal development for teachers!
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I am not a guru. I am not a life coach. I AM A TEACHER just like you - sharing lessons I am learning in my teaching journey.
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