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Work-life balance - teachers and education staff

For education staff to be able to perform well at work and be productive over the long run they need a good work-life balance ensuring that they get the right levels of sleep, nutrition and exercise.

Ideas for your wheel of life - teachers and education staff

Here are some ideas to help you create your Wheel of Life

Creating a wheel of life - teachers and education staff - blog

The Wheel of Life allows you to get a snapshot of how satisfied you are in your life at this moment in time.

If we are aware of the signs we are overwhelmed at the early stages we can take preventative action. So how do we know what to look out for in ourselves?

Time management for teachers

Effectively managing time and high workloads is a challenge for all those working in education. Whatever your role here are some useful techniques to help.

Say no

Many people are uncomfortable saying no because they do not want to disappoint others, have had negative experiences saying no in the past or don't want to be viewed as uncooperative.

Talking to colleagues about mental health - teachers and education staff

The skills to have healthy conversations about mental health and wellbeing are key to creating a culture where people feel valued, cared for and supported.

If the signs of stress, anxiety and poor mental health can be spotted early this can allow teachers and education staff to get help and so not have to get to a point where they become physically sick, burnt out or have to be signed off with stress. 

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 a useful model which can help teachers and education staff 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.