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Happy, healthy people are more effective teachers and more productive members of society. Yet, an increasing number of teachers are suffering stress-related illness and burnout. Some of these educators struggle through at a reduced capacity, but quite a lot just leave the profession altogether. Many educators put everyone else's health and happiness before their own, because they just want to make a difference. However, it backfires because the external expectations and demands of the job keep increasing regardless of the dwindling reserves of teachers. This podcast aims to facilitate and contribute to the conversation about teacher wellbeing, positive schools and burnout prevention, to inspire and empower educators of all kinds to take back control of their health and happiness by being proactive about their wellbeing, and to give teachers permission to put themselves first, so that they can go on making a difference long into the future.

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Happy, healthy people are more effective teachers and more productive members of society. Yet, an increasing number of teachers are suffering stress-related illness and burnout. Some of these educators struggle through at a reduced capacity, but quite a lot just leave the profession altogether. Many educators put everyone else's health and happiness before their own, because they just want to make a difference. However, it backfires because the external expectations and demands of the job keep increasing regardless of the dwindling reserves of teachers. This podcast aims to facilitate and contribute to the conversation about teacher wellbeing, positive schools and burnout prevention, to inspire and empower educators of all kinds to take back control of their health and happiness by being proactive about their wellbeing, and to give teachers permission to put themselves first, so that they can go on making a difference long into the future.

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I loved the analogy of the falls prevention class and the insights into what really defines balance. This episode let me recall that I have a choice about how to approach my profession, which is really empowering.

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I loved the analogy of the falls prevention class and the insights into what really defines balance. This episode let me recall that I have a choice about how to approach my profession, which is really empowering.
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Teacher Wellbeing

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Rank #1: Six educators share their teacher wellbeing wisdom and notes to first-year teacher selves

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Hello everyone and welcome back to Season 6 of the Teacher Wellbeing Podcast! I’m so excited to be here and back on your airwaves and in your earbuds every week for the next 10 weeks at least.
Today I’m excited to share with you the voicemails that I have received since I asked for listeners to call in and Leave me a voicemail for Season 6 of the Teacher Wellbeing Podcast answering this question: “Thinking back on your first year of teaching, what did you learn about staying healthy and cultivating wellbeing as a person and as a teacher? Put another way, what advice would you give your first-year teacher self about staying healthy and cultivating wellbeing as a teacher?” https://www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/voicemail
Contribute to the Crowdfunder for Season 6 here: https://www.pozible.com/project/teacher-wellbeing-podcast-season-6
Dear listener, you can still call in and leave me your voicemails because I have loved hearing these answers:
  • You can ask a question that you’d like me to answer on the show
  • You can answer this reflective question of what do you wish you’d known in your first year or what advice you would give your first year self
  • And I’d love to hear from you about your experience in this pandemic. In particular I’d like to spark some reflection for you on what you have learned from this pandemic that you will take forward with you, what you have let go of and or what really matters.
I’d love to hear your questions and or your answers and all the details about how you can leave me a voicemail here.
Links mentioned in this episode:
  • The Pozible Crowdfunding campaign: pledge today!
  • Teacher Health and Wellbeing Survey coming soon: listen to the podcast episode about the 2018 survey results here.
  • Replay Week of the Teacher Wellbeing and Resilience Free Workshops: starts 29th June. It’s free, sign up here.
  • Fatigue Resilience Masterclasses 3 on STRESS
  • Fatigue Resilience Masterclass 4 on SLEEP
  • Replays of Fatigue Resilience Masterclasses 1 and 2 can be purchased through the Pozible campaign
Did I mention that you should pledge your support for the Pozible crowdfunding campaign for the Teacher Wellbeing Podcast today? 😉
I’d so appreciate if you could do that right now and go and share the link with your teaching colleagues too because podcasts are free to listen to but they’re not free to make, and with your support I’m looking forward to finishing Season 6 and being able to follow it up with a 7th Season later in 2020. So thanks in advance for your support of the Teacher Wellbeing Podcast, go and pledge right now!
As always, remember you’re a person first and a teacher second and you are WORTHY of your own care.
May you continue to look after yourself wholeheartedly this year, be a beacon of inspiration for others and an example to encourage your colleagues to do the same.

May 19 2020

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Rank #2: Ways to Worry Less (Part 1), with Gigi Langer

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Listen to part 1 of my interview with Gigi Langer, an author, speaker, teacher and educator of pre-service teachers. Gigi has a really powerful story about her journey with fear, worry and substance abuse, which she shares in her wonderful book 50 Ways to Worry Less Now: Reject Negative Thinking to Find Peace, Clarity and Connection.
This is a 2-part episode because Gigi and I had so much to talk about. This episode is part 1 of the interview where Gigi shares a bit about her background and her journey, and how she came to be writing a self-help book, as well as some tips to help you increase your health, happiness and wellbeing at work and in life.
Find the show notes for this episode at www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/podcast and connect with Gigi at her website www.gigilanger.com and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/worrylessnow/
This episode is sponsored by Katrina Bourke Coaching, helping caring professions create a life of balance and flow. Find out more at www.katrinabourkecoaching.com.auand evolve, transform, thrive.

Sep 05 2018

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Rank #3: Lessons from 4 years of Self-Care for Teachers, and my vision for the future (Season 5 finale)

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Lessons from 4 years of Self-Care for Teachers, and my vision for the future (Season 5 finale) is an adaptation and update of of this blog post. Find all the links mentioned there. See you next season!

Aug 14 2019

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Rank #4: Five steps to changing your health habits and improving your wellbeing as a teacher

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I share 5 steps to changing your health habits and improving your wellbeing as a teacher. When I’m coaching teachers, running live webinars or presenting workshops and retreats, you tell me that your habits are something you know undermines your wellbeing, especially as the busy times of term set in. So hopefully this episode will be quite timely for you and will help you cultivate wellbeing habits that support your health and happiness not just on the school holidays but throughout the year as well.
Find some helpful worksheets, including a self-coaching worksheet, a healthy habit tracker and a free training about healthy habit hacks, in the freebies library on the Self-Care for Teachers Resource Room: www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/library
I also have some important people to thank. In case you don’t know, podcasts are free to listen to but they’re not free to make and if you’ve been paying attention on the socials, you’ll know I ran a successful crowdfunding campaign earlier in the year to make this Season 5 of the show possible. I want to publicly thank the people who supported this show via that Pozible campaign. So, a big shout out goes to Naomi Arnold, Jessica B, Penny C, Bek P, Kelsey G, Jessica D, Amanda Rootsey, Leanne, Jess H, Amorina, Marie-Therese, David Masefield, Valda, Karly Nimmo, Naomi C, Sarah P, Phil C, Miranda, Katrina Bourke from Katrina Bourke Coaching, Katie McCray from See Me, Know Me, Teach Me, Jessica Terlick from Lead and Inspire, Trudy from Teachers Thriving and Zoe Eather from My Smart Community.
There were also a number of wonderful, wonderful people who contributed to the crowdfunded who wished to remain anonymous, and I completely respect their wish. However, I do want to give them a shout out here as well without mentioning names. So thank you, dear anonymous supporters, you know who you are and I am truly grateful.
Notes and links can be found at www.selfcareforteachers.com.au and follow me on the socials @selfcareforteachers
If you enjoyed this episode, and especially if it made you think about a teacher that you care about who you think needs to hear this message, please share it with them. Hit the 3 dots on whatever podcatcher you're listening in and share the episode to your socials. Or, send your friends to https://pod.link/teacherwellbeing
As always, remember you're a person first and a teacher second and you are worthy of your own care x

May 27 2019

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Rank #5: The top 5 takeaways from 3 seasons of the Teacher Wellbeing Podcast

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In this episode I share the top 5 things that have stood out to me as lessons or themes from the 3 seasons of the Teacher Wellbeing Podcast so far. Of course, you might have a different top 5 list and I'd love to hear it! I also revisit the Self-Care for Teachers mission and share some of my recent reflections on how I'm working to achieve that, including some ways listeners can be involved in supporting the mission. This includes some great new patron-only bonuses for people who choose to support the next season of the podcast on Patreon at patreon.com/selfcareforteachersAt the start of the episode, I share some announcements, including a reminder about the early bird sale of my signature program Prioritise You. It's available for $147 (50% off) until the 25th May 2018. The course begins on 4th June. You can find it, as well as the freebies library at the Resource Room www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/library

May 16 2018

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Rank #6: BONUS: Are you #teachertired? 3 ways to get more sleep this term + leave me a voicemail!

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Recently on the Teachers Thriving Lounge Facebook Group, Trudy from TeachersThriving.com and I spent a good 45 minutes discussing the very important but under-researched topic of teacher sleep, and some strategies you can use to help you get a good night's rest.
As Trudy says, "Sleep is the sleeper topic for educators. No-one really is talking about it but it is a big issue."
So we know it's a huge problem, but what can you do about it?
Well, the bad news is that there are no overnight solutions (pun very much intended!), but the good news is there is a lot you can do to reclaim your sleep and take control of your rest.
All you need is your phone or computer and you can leave me a voicemail. You can ask me a question, make a comment about any past episodes, or suggest a topic for a future episode.
However, what I'd really love is for you to answer the question below for a special project I'm working on for Season 6 of the podcast. In 3 minutes or less, answer the following question:
Thinking back on your first year of teaching, what did you learn about staying healthy and cultivating wellbeing as a person and as a teacher?Put another way, what advice would you give your first-year teacher self about staying healthy and cultivating wellbeing as a teacher?
There are a few more instructions on the website which I recommend reading before you do so. I'd love for you to share your lessons and wisdom with listeners of the Teacher Wellbeing Podcast!
Leave me a voicemail here: https://www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/voicemail/

Oct 16 2019

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Rank #7: Summary of the 2018 Self-Care for Teachers Annual Survey

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In this episode I share with you some of the results of the Self-Care for Teachers Annual Survey that I did in June 2018. The report is still forthcoming, but today I thought I would share with you a bit of an overview and what I’ve got so far.
In the survey, I asked a whole bunch of questions, and I don’t go through all of them today, but I do cover a bit about physical and mental health, workload, wellbeing practices and what respondents said is happening in their schools in terms of support for staff wellbeing.
Stay tuned for the final report, once I’ve finished sifting through all the free-form answers. There’s a lot to do and I want to do it properly, so I appreciate all your patience. If you’re not already, make sure you subscribe to the podcast in your podcast player, sign up to the newsletter and come over to follow me on Facebook or Instagram (my handle is @selfcareforteachers ) because that’s where you’ll get the updates.
Find the full show notes at selfcareforteachers.com.au/podcast
This episode of the Teacher Wellbeing Podcast is sponsored by the Self-Care for Teachers Resource Room: an online hub for teachers to learn about health, happiness, wellbeing and burnout prevention. Check out the library: a collection of free resources that you can use to be proactive about your self-care and wellbeing. Find out more at selfcareforteachers.com.au/library

Aug 29 2018

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Rank #8: Life after Teacher, with Gabbie Stroud (part 2)

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I think this week’s episode is an absolute must-listen for any teacher today. It’s Part 2 of my conversation with Gabbie Stroud, author of the best-selling book ‘Teacher’, and if you haven’t yet, I do recommend you go and listen to Part 1 of this interview which is the previous episode on the podcast. In that episode Gabbie told us a bit about her story, we talked about the expectations on teachers and the state of education in 2019 and the visible and invisible work of the job. Plus Gabbie told us how writing the book was cathartic for her and she shared some of her recovery process too.
In Part 2, we talk about the ‘soldier on’ culture in our schools and why that’s so dangerous, and how important but also how difficult real rest is. Gabbie also shares very honestly her grief over leaving teaching and the struggles that she’s had since then, plus we have what I think is possibly the most important conversation of the year when it comes to teacher health and wellbeing and burnout, which is around financial security.
It’s something that I just don’t think is discussed enough and I’m so so grateful for the absolute honesty that Gabbie displays here. We discuss how when you’re at your wits end and physically and emotionally burnt out, you aren’t always in a great state to be making wise decisions, and while quitting your teaching job may seem to be the thing you should do because it’s causing so much stress, it actually be taking you out of the frying pan and into the fire.
We also talk about what’s on the horizon for Gabbie, including the book she’s writing called ‘A letter to the parents of Australia’, and what wellbeing looks like for her these days. It’s a really great conversation and I hope you enjoy!
You can find Gabbie on Facebook or Instagram @gabbiestroud and Twitter @gj_stroud
The blog post I mention at the end of this episode can be found here, and you can also check out my Teachers Pay Teachers Store here, or the Patreon page here. Thank you all for your continued support!

Jul 23 2019

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Rank #9: The other half of the wellbeing equation

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It is great that schools are providing wellbeing strategies and services to their staff, but they often seem to cover only half of the wellbeing equation.
Positive Psychology + Positive Physiology = Wellbeing

Jul 09 2019

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Rank #10: Nourishing the mind, body and soul, with Kelly Hine

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In this episode, I interview Kelly Hine from Body and Soul Retreats. Kelly has a background as an early childhood educator and university lecturer. She now runs retreats, is a Reiki Master, mindfulness, meditation and self-love teacher. She has an online membership community, Soul Space, which delivers weekly soul-nurturing mini-retreats that blend the best of science and spirituality for a happy, peaceful and meaningful life. I have experienced some of Kelly's meditations at a retreat, and they're just beautiful.
I really resonated with Kelly's story in this episode. She describes her younger self as a workaholic, insomniac, overthinking stress head worrier, who loved her job but lived and breathed work, which really took its toll. In this episode, she shares her health and wellbeing journey from there and how meditation and mindfulness helped her heal and create a life of more wellbeing.You can connect with Kelly at www.bodyandsoulretreats.com or sign up for her free mindfulnessresources at www.kellyhine.com Remember you can also sign up for the next in webinar in the Preventing Burnout series at www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/webinar and book a discovery call to find out if coaching is a good fit for you at www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/coaching. And, if you would like to support the show, you can leave a rating and review in iTunes, or become a patron over at www.patreon.com.au/selfcareforteachers and be eligible for the patron-only bonuses.This episode is sponsored by Katrina Bourke Coaching, helping caring professions create a life of balance and flow. Find out more at www.katrinabourkecoaching.com.au and evolve, transform, thrive.

Apr 25 2018

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Rank #11: There are no quick fixes (and you are not broken)

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I’m deliberately doing this episode directly after Gabbie’s 2 part episodes because I know they may have stirred up a lot for some of you. The content of Gabbie’s book Teacher and the content of our conversation, while really important, also touches on some real sore points for teachers. I know because you tell me and I know because they’re sore points for me too. So I want to say right up front that this episode is as much a note to self as it is a message to you. I hope that this episode it brings you as much comfort as it did to me in writing it and putting it together.
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Jul 30 2019

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Rank #12: The invisible work of teaching

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Despite the jokes that teaching is 9 - 3 with 12 weeks holiday a year, we know it to be otherwise. We know that the work starts well before 9am, finishes well after 3pm and that large parts of those holidays are usually spent working too. We also know that workload has been increasing over the last 10-20 years. The introduction of new improvement measures such as Professional Standards for Teachers and the national curriculum, as well as the impact of NAPLAN and the My School Website have resulted in more administrative work, much of which arguably has little to do with the actual running of a classroom day to day.
There is a vast invisible workload required of teachers today, much of which isn't only invisible to the general public but it's also going unnoticed and unacknowledged by us too. As well as the administrative requirements of the job, the mental load of running a classroom and the emotional labour inherent in the role are increasing too.
This episode is about that invisible work, and while there are no quick fixes, I offer some steps to take to help survive and practise self-care in the process.
The Teachers Thriving list of Employee Assistance ServicesMental load cartoon by French Cartoonist Emma, in the GuardianMental load ABC article by Leah RuppannahBBC Emotional labour articleToggl AppThe work hours tracking sheet on the Self-Care for Teachers Freebies LibraryBooks mentioned: “The Wife Drought” by Annabelle Crabb and “Your Money or Your Life” by Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez

Jun 18 2019

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Rank #13: Teacher Story: Jessica from Lead and Inspire

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In this episode I have a brilliant conversation with fellow teacher wellbeing enthusiast, Jessica Terlick from Lead and Inspire Community. Jessica shares her story with us and it’s one I think you’ll relate to. She tells us about her experiences as a preservice and early career teacher and how she fell into the trap that so many of us fall into, which is living and breathing the job and letting work take over life as well. It’s obvious she’s done a lot of self-reflection and can see how some of her patterns were contributing to that. Jessica shares with us in this episode how being so driven to achieve and succeed, while on the surface is a great trait, ended up undermining her health and wellbeing as a person because Jessica the teacher became the sole focus.
We also discuss how her partner Ben helped her find more work-life balance, and what led her to creating the Lead and Inspire Community. Jessica also shares some brilliant tips to help you thrive in the classroom and in life.
You can find Jessica at https://www.leadandinspire.com.au/or follow her on Facebook and Instagram @leadandinspirecommunity
Links mentioned in this episode:

Aug 06 2019

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Rank #14: BONUS: Coping with change + Podcast updates

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Support the podcast today via Pozible: https://www.pozible.com/project/teacher-wellbeing-podcast-season-6
Other podcasts I've been featured on recently:Links mentioned in this episode:
  • This article and this article about the Satir Change Model
  • Fatigue Resilience Masterclasses 3 on STRESS
  • Fatigue Resilience Masterclass 4 on SLEEP
  • Replays of Fatigue Resilience Masterclasses 1 and 2 can be purchased through the Pozible campaign

May 13 2020

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Rank #15: Integrating Parenting and Teaching, with Clare Crew from Thriving Children

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In this episode, I interview Clare Crew, a mother, teacher, speaker and host of the Thriving Children podcast. Clare shares with us some of the ups and downs on her journey of parenting and integrating that with her role as an educator, being still a great teacher while having some energy left for your own children. She experienced post-natal depression in her shift into motherhood, and I really wanted to have her on the show because of course teaching is still a predominantly female workforce and many still think of it as a very family-friendly profession, but it isn’t always the case. Obviously every parent’s story will be different and there is no one-size-fits-all but as you probably know by now, I think it’s important to talk about mental health challenges and also to share a range of different career options for teachers at any stage of life.
Clare talks in this episode about the different choices she’s made in her teaching career since becoming a parent, and how that’s still evolving. I also particularly love her point about superheroes being fictional characters and that we shouldn’t compare ourselves to them, or to anyone else for that matter. I hope that you enjoy this interview with Clare Crew from Thriving Children.
Find the show notes for this episode at www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/podcast and connect with Clare at www.thrivingchildren.com.au or on Facebook @ThriveEducationAndWellness
This episode is brought to you by Daniela Falecki’s teacher wellbeing cards. These 52 cards give you simple daily reminders to help better support your wellbeing. Find them and Daniela’s other resources at www.teacher-wellbeing.com

Oct 24 2018

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Rank #16: Evidence-Based Strategies for Teacher Wellbeing, with Daniela Falecki

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Daniela Falecki from teacher-wellbeing.com.au has been called the ‘Keep-it-real Teacher’ because she is passionate, energetic, funny and most importantly realistic. As a teacher for more than 20 years, she knows all too well the stress, frustrations and struggles teachers face. You might remember Daniela from Season 3 where she shared her journey from teacher to coach to PD presenter in Episode 2. She's also one of the sponsors of the podcast so I'm thrilled to welcome her back as a repeat guest!
In this episode, Daniela shares how teachers are faring at the coal face, what she is hearing from teachers around Australia and some really valuable advice about time management. She also explains some important questions you need to be asking in order to support yourself, as well as evidence-based strategies for your wellbeing, and some great resources too.
Find the show notes for this episode at www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/podcast and connect with Daniela @teacherwellbeing for Instagram and Facebook, @dfalecki on Twitter and LinkedIn.
This episode is brought to you by Daniela Falecki’s teacher wellbeing cards. These 52 cards give you simple daily reminders to help better support your wellbeing. Find them and Daniela’s other resources at www.teacher-wellbeing.com

Sep 26 2018

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Rank #17: Self-Compassion for Teachers, with Ben Weir

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I speak with Ben Weir about his journey from classroom teacher to clinical psychologist, and the power of self-compassion. This was a really interesting conversation that aligns with the ethos of Self-Care for Teachers. Having followed his love of learning into the primary school classroom and also into yoga, he now works at New River, an organisation that aims to build capacity for positive change in individuals, school communities and community organisations. As part of his Masters of Clinical Psychology, Ben is researching teacher wellbeing via the Teacher Stress and Self-Compassion Study, which he would love you to participate in.
Find out more about New River on their website, follow Ben’s research on Facebook or to participate, go here: http://bit.ly/2zP7hhcTeacherStressCompassion
This episode is brought to you by Daniela Falecki’s teacher wellbeing cards. These 52 cards give you simple daily reminders to help better support your wellbeing. Find them and Daniela’s other resources at www.teacher-wellbeing.com
You can also get a free 30-day trial, including one free audiobook, from Audible. I recommend ’Self-Compassion Step by Step’ by Kristin Neff. You can download your pick or another audiobook free by trying Audible today go to audibletrial.com/TeacherWellbeing
Remember also to sign up for the free webinar and 30-day Self-Care September Challenge over at www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/september

Aug 22 2018

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Rank #18: Teacher Stories | Kelsey

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In this episode I interview Kelsey, a teacher from the United States. She shares with us her wellbeing challenges of being consumed by the job in her first year, and losing her identity as a person. Kelsey then tells us how she has overcome this through intentional personal growth and self-care. We talk about decision fatigue, the power of rituals and routines, and learning to switch off at night.
You can find Kelsey at @adventuringkelsey on Facebook and Instagram and also at adventuringkelsey.com
Connect with me @selfcareforteachers on Facebook and Instagram and at selfcareforteachers.com.au
I also have a couple of announcements!
  1. If you’re in South East QLD Miranda from Kickstart Martial Arts and Yoga and I are running another PD, a Teacher Wellbeing Workshop in Toowoomba on Saturday the 29th June, so head to selfcareforteachers.com.au/workshop for the details and to book. Spots are limited so get in quick!
  2. Speaking of events, make sure you keep an eye on the Facebook events list because I’m also running another free online video training on Saturday the 15th June at 9am, if you miss it it will be going into the freebies library so head to selfcareforteachers.com.au/library to check that out!
  3. I’m also currently taking expressions of interest for a new group program I’ll be running in Terms 3 and 4 of this year, all about having a better time managing and minding your mind. We touch on decision fatigue a little bit in this episode and I know that is something teachers struggle with, and of course there’s a whole lot of other cognitive demands that impact us too, things like focus vs distraction, also called deep work vs shallow work, the mental energy required to be ‘on’ in the classroom all day versus the type of thinking that’s required for planning, preparation, marketing and reporting tasks. Plus just switching off before bed. So anyway, if you’re interested in taking part in a pilot program along those lines, send me a PM or a DM on Facebook or Instagram and let me know you’re interested in the mind management program, and I’ll send through more details.
  4. And last but certainly not least, it’s the middle of the year and the end of Term time which is a time often you can feel a bit exhausted and frustrated and just over it. And honestly, that’s the perfect time to think about what you want to change. So I’m making myself available for some one-off Reflect + Refocus coaching sessions on the school holidays to help you get clear on what you’d like to change in the 2nd half of the year and how you’d like to support yourself with your health and wellbeing, as a person first and a teacher second. Now these are one offs, no ongoing coaching commitment, just time for your to Reflect + Refocus on you during the school holidays. So head to selfcareforteachers.com.au/coaching for more info on that!

Jun 11 2019

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Rank #19: Teacher Stories | Shailee

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Ellen interviews Shailee, a high school teacher who took some time away from teaching in order to figure out how to balance her passion for making an impact with having a life of her own. "It's realising that I can be very good at what I do, I can enjoy what I do, without being what I do."

Mar 04 2017

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Rank #20: Teacher Stories | Elise (Part 1)

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In this episode we hear another teacher story, this time from Elise. Elise tells us about some serious health challenges she’s faced, including a really important message for teachers about vocal care.
We cover so many great points and it was such a good conversation that it actually went for nearly an hour, so I’ve split it into 2 parts. This episode, part 1, focuses on workplace stuff, the wellbeing challenges and the impact a leadership team that is proactively supportive of staff wellbeing has been.
In Part 2 we focus on the more personal wellbeing side of things, and Elise shares some great tips there too, so stay tuned for that next week.
Throughout both of these episodes, Elise mentions Katrina Bourke from Katrina Bourke Coaching, who is a friend and supporter of this podcast and has been a wonderful sponsor for a couple of seasons now. I do want to say, though, that this is NOT a sponsored episode, Katrina is not paying me to or Elise to say any of this. This is just a very real and honest testimonial for the power of coaching, and of course for Katrina’s wonderful work both with individuals and with school staff.
If you’d like to work with me there are a number of ways to do that, with individual coaching or group programs, online resources and also some in person workshops. You can find out more and book a discovery call with me at www.selfcareforteachers.com.au/coaching or sign up for all the resources on the Freebies Library, and stay tuned to the SC4T Facebook page for updates, events and resources.
As always, remember you are a person first and a teacher second and you are worthy of your own care x

Jun 25 2019

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