I talk a lot about thoughts, feelings and actions in my work with early childhood educators, the connection between what we think and how this eventually leads to the results we have. When we are taking full responsibility for the thoughts, feelings and actions we take then we empower ourselves to create the results we […]Read more "Taking Responsibility for Your Thoughts & Feelings"
Today I want to talk about something I keep seeing crop up in my early childhood educator circles. I often see posts online from teachers who are clashing with their colleagues due to them having different opinions on how things should be in their classrooms. They ask for advice on how to help the children […]Read more "Stressed Out Educator? Here’s Three Questions to Ask Yourself"
Last week I talked about how the truth to taking action lies within the thoughts we think. Feelings of burnout – sadness, shame, exhaustion – don’t just magically appear. Just like feelings of happiness, joy and excitement don’t just magically appear. We can create any feeling we want by thinking a thought that produces a […]Read more "2 Simple Ways to Increase Your Self-Awareness"
My previous blog post about burnout focused on how we need to do work on systemic change as well as work on ourselves as individuals. I wanted to expand a little more on this concept and talk about how bouncing back isn’t enough – but it’s a good place to start. And it starts with getting vulnerable […]Read more "How to Take Action to Bounce Forward: It’s All About Your Thoughts"
The World Health Organization has officially declared burnout as an ‘occupational phenomenon’ in the International Classification of Diseases (2019) Burnout is defined in ICD-11 as follows: “Burnout is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterized by three dimensions: 1. feelings of energy depletion or […]Read more "How to Beat Burnout with More Than Just Bubble Baths"