Nine Things You Must Start Doing to Crush your Sixty-Hour Working Week

  We are a chronically overworked generation. Teachers are one of the worst examples of this, but all the advice I’m going to give today could equally apply to other overworked professionals. In the United Kingdom, primary school teachers are now averaging a working week of just under sixty hours. That doesn’t leave too much … Continue reading Nine Things You Must Start Doing to Crush your Sixty-Hour Working Week

What Teachers Really Want

Just a few days into the new term and the discussion on teacher salaries is with us again. In a report released yesterday by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) we saw that teachers’ salaries in the United Kingdom have been decreasing in real terms for several years. Internationally, the opposite has been … Continue reading What Teachers Really Want

Seven Reasons Why You Really Need to Start Getting Enough Sleep

The reasons why we need to get a good night’s sleep are well grounded in science. All the same, we keep on working late into the night or ignoring the lifestyle changes we need to start conquering the 3am monkey mind. As if you needed reminding, here are the reasons why you really need to … Continue reading Seven Reasons Why You Really Need to Start Getting Enough Sleep

How to Form Habits that Improve your Life

To have the best chance of good mental health, there are certain practices that should be a regular part of our lives. These include exercising, eating well, meditation or mindfulness and spending time with family. Too often, teachers don’t devote the time they should to these practices because of the time constraints of school. Generally, … Continue reading How to Form Habits that Improve your Life