In the most stress free way possible I will post the resources and ideas shared as part of stress awareness month here. Feel free to get in touch if you would like to contribute.
The original blog for this year is here if you would like a copy of the calendar below and a few ideas to try out http://wp.me/p4VbxY-pT
Day 1 – Join 13 million others and watch @kellymcgonigal in her TED talk “how to make stress your friend”.
Post your views using #teacher5aday #stressawarenessmonth after you’ve watched it.
Day 2 – listen to Mark Healey’s view of how teachers could deal with stress.
Day 3 – thanks to Hannah Gregory for today’s poster. Print it out, stick it up and start talking about it.
Day 4 – 10 great tips to try from James Hilton
Day 5 – Try a cup of tea shred – from @paulgarvey4
Day 6– take a drive with @JamesLiney
Day 7 – Changing perspective – after your drive with James ….. https://www.headspace.com/
Day 8 – remember the rhythms of the year
Day 9 – 50 is plenty – time to start keeping count https://chriseyreteaching.wordpress.com/2016/10/29/50-is-plenty/
Day 10 – get involved with a week of well-being chat with the Chartered College.
Day 11 – another ten top tps to try this time from @keli3_j
Day 12 – circle the words which best explain your mood and add a reason to explain why. (from Lorette Ashwell)
Day 13 Share Diane Kenny’s 5 tips far and wide
Day 14 – go WALKIES with Sue Roffey
Day 15 – half way point – Try these activities for any month you like – from Mrs Roberts
Day 16 – Clare Maas asks you to consider burnout.
Day 17 – ideas from Marlborough Primary
Day 18 sign up or make your own version of #teacher5adaybuddybox from @mrshumanities
Day 19 – Try out Rachel Atherton’s ideas about how to develop your 5aday.
Day 20 – A little guide to mindfulness
Day 21 – some student5aday from Hannah Gregory.
Day 22 – ideas to improve your marking from Zoe Paramour’s contribution to #teacher5aday #slowchat4
Day 23 – advice for this term from Flora Barton
Day 24 – free posters for students from Action for Happiness
Day 25 – try out his happiness at work survey
Day 26 – try out some of the ideas from session 329 of UKEDchat – reducing stress for all
Day 27 – Switch on to switching off PPT from Lorette Ashwell
Day 28 – Time for some valuable feedback that support teacher well- being from Rebecca Foster
Day 29 Time for some sensory well-being from Lynn McCann
Day 30 – Relax don’t quit from Julie Hunter