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Putting Yourself First

A guest post by @felizz7. My 10 top tips for wellbeing 1) Number 1 is YOU. You are the most important person in that classroom. You inspire, motivate, engage, support. Yet, you often give so much of yourself to others, you forget to look after no 1. Put yourself first. 2) #notice Sometimes when the […]

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#teacher5aday update – #notice

A guest post by @rondelle10_b As a reflection of the past several weeks, this #teacher5aday update will focus on the #notice aspect: Full blog details are here.    I first came across the ‘inner chimp’ concept by Professor Steve Peters. It is described as the impulsive part of your brain which can quickly jump to conclusions based […]

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Conflict is an inevitable consequence of school. Fact.

A Guest Post by @LoveBeingMeUK With so many factors and variables in the mix from exams, marking, peer pressure, hormones, parents, Ofsted, promotions and performance related pay, conflict will always rear its head from time to time. But, do you ever find yourself experiencing the same kind of draining disagreements or bad feeling? Because if your […]

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Wellbeing begins with you

A Guest Post by @coachingconnect The other day I was on the Tube in the rush hour. It felt uncomfortable and strange. Just 6 hours earlier I had been walking my dog across the open expanse of Dartmoor listening to skylarks and breathing in the air. Now, after arriving in London, I was squashed amongst hundreds […]