Eight ways to survive as a stressed-out teacher

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When it comes to teacher stress, we all know how it goes. Few would be surprised to read that 83 per cent of the profession are stressed, according to a YouGov poll, and nearly a third are “very stressed”.

BUT the situation is not 127-Hours-where-the-guy-chops-off-his-own-arm-to-survive-bleak.

Teacher Jo Steer says there are eight simple acts that you can do every day to support your own emotional, mental and physical health. Her tips for fellow teachers to help support their wellbeing are:

1. Keep a ‘gratitude diary’

Spend a few minutes each day writing down three things that you’re truly ...

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