10 Ways To Prevent Teacher Burnout

September 10, 2017 4:49 pm

How many skipped lunch breaks have you had because you needed to prep for a lesson observation? Or console one of your students from your form instead of taking your free lesson? Or stayed afterschool instead of going to the gym to help your students with extra revision sessions? Over time however, as I’m sure lots of you already know, the negative side effects on your health from always putting the needs of your students and work start to appear: Weight gain Weigh loss Low energy levels Irregular sleep Sugar cravings Teariness Overwhelm Which ultimately, if ignored leads to burn-out,... View Article

How To Get Unstuck – And Make Faster Progress

August 19, 2017 4:42 pm

Setting goals and creating plans are essential and fun steps to creating the lifestyle you want. At the beginning we all feel excited, motivated and committed to the goal – this time it will be different and nothing will get in our way! However, for some reason on our journey to being the best version of ourselves, we’ve become stuck. Stuck in the same place we always get too; progress just isn’t happening fast enough, the results you want seem to far away to reach, old habits are slipping back in and you feel whatever you do, nothing seems to... View Article

Keep On Track – Even When Life Gets Tough

August 9, 2017 7:46 am

When times gets stressful or when life gets overwhelming, sometimes just thinking about self-care can feel like too much to deal with – to be honest, its sometimes the last thing we even think about when we need it most. When a lifestyle change is made, it’s actually easy to keep it up when life is running smoothly, but life doesn’t run that way, not in the long term anyway. We all have times when life gets tough and we have to deal with difficult emotions. We could even argue that ‘lifestyle change’ isn’t fully achieved until we have actually... View Article