Exercising

I hate exercise. I find it a drag but once I start it’s great. Also, being a teacher is a stressful job for most. Therefore, taking up exercise will help lead a balance and happier life. There are many benefits

Relate and Talk

To become happier in life it is important that we relate with others. Humans after all are social beings.  Unfortunately with technology e.g. smartphones and social media e.g. Facebook and Instagram and our busy work lives we are socialising less

Give and become happier!

Giving will make us happier. It is a human instinct to give and wealth will help us fulfil our needs and wants but in itself will not give us true happiness until we give. Therefore, giving will give us a

Mindfulness

First week back at school for most of us. And it was hectic. Getting the classroom ready, getting our lessons ready, getting the data analysis done for results, getting ready for all the new initiatives that leadership want to introduce

Overcome the End of Holiday Blues

One of the benefits of teaching are the holidays and the summer holidays are the only real holiday that I enjoyed as a teacher. It was the one time in the year when I was able to switch off from

‘All aboard the rollercoaster’

As A-level results day and GCSE results day approach, one former teacher reflects on how a bad set of grades led to him leaving the classroom. It’s been more than a decade since I began teaching, and although the education

From Leadership to Supply

I went into teaching simply because of my previous job which was coaching kids footy in New York USA. I trained as a PE PGCE student and got a job at my 2nd placement school. The career took off and