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Dealing with caring responsibilities - teachers and education staff

Here's some information about what you can do to get support if you have caring responsilibities. 

Staff wellbeing in Higher Education research report
This research report looks at the positive and negative factors that influence the wellbeing of staff who work in higher education and how wellbeing in the sector could be improved.
Helpline for teachers and education staff sees rise in calls
This report outlines how many education staff use the helpline services, a demographic breakdown of callers, what they are calling about and the impact the call had on their mental health.
how to deal with emotions - teachers and education staff

If you feel the following common difficult emotions that can make you feel overwhelmed, here are some things that can help. 

ABC model for managing stress - teachers and education staff

The ABC Cognitive Behavioural Tool is useful to work out what we are telling ourselves that feels life threatening when we get stressed or have emotional responses like anger, frustration and irritation.

activities to manage stress - teachers and education staff

These ideas will decrease stress and improve your emotional wellbeing. 

Breathing exercises to manage stress - teachers and education staff

Try these breathing exercises to reduce your emotional response in times of stress, anger, frustration or other emotionally arousing situations.  

Teachers and education staff endure greater job-related stress than other professionals, according to recent research. However there are a number of tools and techniques to help manage and reduce stress. 

managing technology - work life balance education staff

A good work-life balance is about being able to concentrate well on the task in hand whether at school or out of work and our devices can often prohibit this. Here are some tips to better manage your technology so you can focus better:

Dealing with illness - education staff

Dealing with a chronic or serious illness can feel overwhelming and bring around many unwanted changes. It can often make us feel powerless and out of control.