What do you do when you're feeling that resistance as a teacher? You know when things aren't quite flowing naturally and you're feeling everything's a bit of a struggle? There is one key that will make the world of difference for you that will make your job fun, exciting, natural and enjoyable for you! Listen now to find out what it is.
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!
Have you been having too many bad days for your liking? If you want to know how you can change that without needing to quit your job completely, keep listening!
How do you handle it when last minute tasks dropped are on you despite having a full day of teaching to contend with? Very few people comprehend how busy our days are as teachers, and can’t understand why we’re not able to respond to emails within seconds or answer our phones during the day… Um, we’re teaching people, hello?! So how do some people do it? How do they seem to bat these balls back like the Williams sisters, making it look so effortless while others are tripping and falling trying to dive for all the balls coming at them at once? There is a trick to it: keep listening to find out!
Are you enjoying teaching every day? Would you say you are your truest self in the classroom or are you more concerned with behaviour management and effectively finding yourself being more of a micromanager or drill sergeant that you barely recognise yourself any more?! If you find you’re not enjoying teaching as much these days and want to know how to relax and have more fun, this episode is for you!
Have you been having some crappy days of late? Don't worry, it's totally normal and the beauty is, a bad day today does not have to mean a bad day tomorrow. Keep listening to discover the power you have within yourself to transform your life every single day!
Have you ever had such a bad day that you’ve actually reconsidered your whole career choice? It’s ok to admit it and trust me, you’re not alone. But it only becomes a problem when a bad day becomes a chronic thing leaving you resenting being a teacher. That’s not what we want, we want you to teach on and teach strong! In order to do that, you need to have strategies in place to help you recover from a bad day quickly so that it doesn’t build up into long term resentment. Keep listening to hear 7 tips that will help you do that!
Do you often find yourself looking forward waiting for the end of the day or end of the week? Of course we want to look forward to what is ahead for us, but when it becomes an issue is when we’re so desperate for that time to come that we end up wishing our life away to get there. In today’s episode we’ll discuss how to avoid this pitfall and how we can be grateful where we are in the moment, even if it’s not where we’d rather be.
Are you a worrier? Do you often think of the worst case scenario and drive yourself crazy? Our imaginations are powerful things but fortunately we do have power over them and we can choose to use them for our good or for our demise. Listen to today's episode to learn now to become less of a worrier and more of a warrior!
What do you do teach for? I know when asked this question everyone will say “I do it for the kids!” but sadly, people’s actions can sometimes say something else… This episode will help you put things into perspective and keep your focus on the things that really matter to ensure you can stick with teaching for the long haul.
Do you ever wonder what on earth is going on in your life? Does everything feel a bit up in the air, like nothing is going as you thought it would? You’re not alone - in this episode we’ll discuss why perseverance is your best friend
What do you do when you lose your "mojo"? You know, when you've gone from being a productive superhero to suddenly feeling like you want to sleep on a pile of books you should be grading...
In this episode I explain why this is a common problem for us ladies and how we can not only get through this sometimes debilitating feeling, but use it's inevitability to actually keep us teaching on and teaching strong every day!
Are you starting to feel like things are getting a little stale, boring, mundane in your teaching? Maybe you're feeling fed up and a little unhappy with teaching and life right now. If so this episode is for you, as I have the answer you’re looking for!
Have you ever been bullied when you were in school? What about as a teacher? I have. As if teaching wasn't hard enough as it is dealing with challenging kids all day, but what about when we have to deal with difficult colleagues too?
Today's episode is an important one to talk about. The tips I'll share with you today will be game changers in helping you deal with your difficult colleagues so you can focus on your students and those you care about.
In this episode I share with you:
If you're struggling with difficult colleagues at work, then this podcast will be just what you need to hear. Listen below or download it from your iTunes or Android podcast player:
Many of us grew up with voices around us telling us what we can or can't achieve in life; some of these voices came from our very own teachers... In this episode I share with you a personal story from my own classroom where my students inspired this message that encourages us all to believe in our own goals and if something doesn't work out, we learn to adjust the plan, not the dream.
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The Teach On, Teach Strong Podcast is all about providing FREE personal development for teachers!
Firstly let's put this out there:
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.
Why you need this podcast: Success can be broken down into 20% skill and 80% mindset. We have plenty of support for professional development (20% skill) but I've found that support for personal development (80% mindset), is lacking for us teachers - UNTIL NOW!
This podcast is a movement to support teachers, by helping develop your character and personal mindset, so you can be the best teacher you can be!
Tune in every week, to provide you with all you need to teach on and teach strong every day, and continue to make a difference to the lives of young children.