How teachers can reach peak efficiency

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Struggling with workload? Clinical psychologist Alice Boyes says subtle changes to working methods can reap rewards

Clinical psychologist Alice Boyes offers tips on how teachers can achieve peak efficiency

There is no spare time in teaching. We all know that. But what if I told you that I could at least make the stress of being constantly active easier, and perhaps even gain you a little time, too?

It’s not as difficult as it may first seem. Rather, it is all about subtle tweaks to the way we work, according to clinical- psychologist-turned-writer Alice Boyes. She has plenty of neuroscience-backed ideas on the topic, as explored in her books The Anxiety Toolkit and The Healthy Mind Toolkit.

She says the first step is knowing how your body works across a typical day. You want to ensure, she ...

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