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Personal Reflection

Wellbeing

Inspired by Martyn Reah’s post on teacher wellbeing and the #Teacher5aday movement Wellbeing Last year was pretty tough. Accumulation of seven years of working non-stop, not forming any meaningful relationships outside of work and an unwillingness to say ‘no’ had finally taking its toll. Added to this I was no longer looking after my body, […]

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The Health and Wellbeing of a (PE) Teacher

At the end of the last academic year I was standing on a precipice. I was overweight, was suffering from insomnia and was developing anxiety when going to work. I was one step away from ending my teaching career and handing in my resignation. Work had become an unhealthy obsession where every waking moment and even […]