Studies show that almost 50% of teachers identify with having high levels of stress in their job. Teachers do so much more than just teach lessons, as a result of all that we have to constantly manage and keep an eye on that it ultimately takes a toll. We often overlook stress, and don't think about it in terms of the impact on our health, our own families, and the overall environment of the classroom.
Teacher Coping Mechanisms
You have hit a stressor while at work, what can you do?
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Teacher Stress Eliminators
Here are some ideas on things you can take a proactive role in eliminating your stress at work.
A Collection of Apps to Help You Get Started
How To Make The Time For Self Care
This entire post started from answering a prompt in my bullet journal, that collection of prompts can be seen below. About a week ago I took some time to reflect on how I personally can find time for self care. The next step after coping and eliminating stressors is to provide time to take care of ourself. Here are some of the ways on my own list. Can you think of more things to add?
Some Prompts To Get You Thinking
As I have mentioned I do love the bullet journal system. I stumbled upon this challenge to add content to your journal with the following prompts all about self care. If you would like to challenge yourself to write down some of your thoughts flip through the post below. Or, go to the hashtag by clicking the button below to see how other people have answered the prompt.
Hopefully you find some things that work specifically for you, take care of yourself, as a teacher you deserve it! Please contact me if you would like more information on anything you have seen in this article!
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