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Teacher Health and Wellbeing

Welcome to my health and well-being articles. Teachers have a very tough job, we must look after our health (both physical and mental) if we are to be able to do our job and live our lives. These posts are written to help teachers lead healthy and happy lives.

teacher anxiety
The Fear. Teacher Anxiety. It's 22:11 on Sunday night, the last day of the Easter holidays (spring break). I have the usual feeling, it's been building for a couple of days; it's teacher anxiety or "The Fear" as I call it. In all the jobs I've done in my life (as with everyone) there's a feeling of dread about going...
high intensity interval training
As anyone with children and a full-time job knows, fitting physical activity into our lives can be very difficult. In this article, Craig Alexander; A respected personal fitness trainer from England discusses what amount of physical activity we should be getting and gives us some great advice on how to achieve it. He is an advocate of HIIT workouts...
Why should I Parkrun
Why Should I Run? Introduction. Why should I Run? I have never been a runner, in fact for most of my life I've hated running. I am a short, 43 year old not slim man. My knees, ankles and feet hurt most days and my back causes me more trouble than all my children put together! I've known for a long...
Mental Health
The Teachers Guide to Mental Health. Introduction by TeacherOfSci. This post was written for me by my blogger friend Danielle at mybloomingbrain.com. She tackles head on the problem of not looking after your mental health and gives some tips to help you maintain yours. I'll catch you at the end of the post to give my thoughts. Now, over to Danielle.  Are...

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