It’s a multifaceted profession, making your well-being SO important.
Use our tips for improving your mental and physical health during the school day.
How many times do you fall into the trap of saying "no talking!" or "I need quiet!" every day? It’s exhausting!
Play a song that your students will recognise and ask them to sing along!
When energy levels are low, put on some music and ask your pupils to follow a simple dance routine. A sure way to bring back some energy to the classroom.
It’s been proven that dancing can boost your mood and mental health, so take note!
Smiling tricks your brain into making you feel happy (even if you’re having the worst day). It’ll also encourage your pupils to smile, too, making it a win-win!
Meditation is what really calms your mind and body. Ask your pupils to close their eyes and think about nothing for a few moments.
This will help reduce any stress, anxiety or worries that your class may be experiencing (and it will give you a few minutes of peace and quiet!).
Staying hydrated is absolutely crucial. Start each day with a glass of water and some freshly-squeezed lemon juice, and within a week you’ll notice a real difference!
Bananas are truly magnificent fruits; they improve our heart rate and decrease blood pressure. Rich in vitamins, this super food will also protect your eyesight and they help the body metabolize fats and proteins — what’s not to like?!
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