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Education Support Partnership. Five ways to wellbeing. The following steps have been researched and developed by the New Economics Foundation.

Five ways to wellbeing

Let us know us what you think about them and how you look after your wellbeing on Facebook. Connect There is strong evidence that indicates that feeling close to, and valued by, other people is a fundamental human need and one that contributes to functioning well in the world. Camerados. Healthy Toolkit. The Blurt Foundation. Schoolwell - School Staff Wellbeing. Stress Free Teacher. Action for Happiness.

5 Ways to Wellbeing. MAP - Better Wellbeing, faster. Satisfaction with Life Scale. Author: Ed Diener, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign The Satisfaction with Life Scale was developed to assess satisfaction with people's lives as a whole.

Satisfaction with Life Scale

The scale does not assess satisfaction with specific life domains, such as health or finances, but allows subjects to integrate and weigh these domains in whatever way they choose. It takes only a few minutes to complete. Diener, E., Emmons, R.A., Larson, R.J., & Griffin, S. (1985). The satisfaction with life scale. Well-being dashboard. Staff Wellbeing Research - Schoolwell. This page contains links to research about School Staff Wellbeing.

Staff Wellbeing Research - Schoolwell

It might be useful for students, or members of staff making a case for a focus on wellbeing. The majority of these resources are free but a few do require payment unless you can get them through your University or a professional subscription. The information here is ordered by date of publication, with the newest at the top. Pupil attainment linked to teachers’ wellbeing. Government ministers have been urged to take note of research that suggests there is a significant link between teachers’ health and wellbeing and the examination results of their students.

Pupil attainment linked to teachers’ wellbeing

Pete Henshaw reports. Improving teachers’ health and wellbeing could raise pupil attainment “more readily” than tackling complex factors such as social class, research has suggested. Launched on Monday (September 8), a preliminary paper detailing research commissioned by the Teacher Support Network (TSN) and carried out by Lancaster University’s Work Foundation is calling for a full-scale investigation into the causal links between healthy teachers and student outcomes. Sponsorship is being sought for the work, which will also seek to establish practical methods that schools can implement to promote teachers’ health. The government has also been urged to take note of the study’s early findings and to “focus on policies which address the stresses that teachers already face”.

Teacher Wellbeing Week. Teacher wellbeing should not be neglected. Pupil wellbeing - Teacher wellbeing: Two sides of the same coin? A professional skill set of a teacher to avoid wellbeing. How to make teachers happy: Primary Schools. Teacher Wellbeing: The Importance of Teacher-Student Relationships. Building an employee wellbeing programme. Emotional intelligence: an integrative meta-analysis. A meta-analysis of emotional intelligence and work attitudes. Our meta-analysis of emotional intelligence (EI) demonstrates that: First, all three types of EI are significantly related to job satisfaction (ability EI: = .08; self-report EI: = .32; and mixed EI: = .39).

A meta-analysis of emotional intelligence and work attitudes

Second, both self-report EI and mixed EI exhibit modest yet statistically significant incremental validity (ΔR2 = .03 for self-report EI and ΔR2 = .06 for mixed EI) and large relative importance (31.3% for self-report EI and 42.8% for mixed EI) in the presence of cognitive ability and personality when predicting job satisfaction. Third, we found mixed support for the moderator effects (i.e., emotional labour demand of jobs) for the relationship between EI and job satisfaction.

Teacher Well Being Report. A mixed-methods study of the experiences of teachers who are also parents. Kell, Emma Louise (2016) Shifting identities: A mixed-methods study of the experiences of teachers who are also parents.

A mixed-methods study of the experiences of teachers who are also parents

Other thesis, Middlesex University. This practitioner-based, mixed methods research explores the influence of parenthood on teacher identity; the challenges involved in combining the roles of teacher and parent, and the benefits of being a teacher-parent. Its original contribution lies in the combination of teacher-as-researcher perspective, its in-depth approach to an issue only fleetingly alluded to in policy literature, and its emphasis on providing a balance of male and female voices.

The aim of the research is to provide a framework which may inform future policies at local and national level and to provide practical advice and guidance for teacher-parents on maximising wellbeing and effectiveness in their dual role. Put your best foot forward: why walking is good for you. Pilates, yoga and the classic treadmill get all the attention when it comes to popular ways to stay healthy.

Put your best foot forward: why walking is good for you

There is, however, a more unassuming workout that might not get the column inches, but has all the benefits: walking. Certified fitness professional Jolynn Baca Jaekel explains: “What I love about walking is that anyone can do it at any age and any fitness level. Plus it is good for your heart, your head and your wallet.” A recent report by the Ramblers and Macmillian Cancer Support entitled Walking Works (PDF) details the health benefits of the humble walk. The report found that regular walking to fulfil the 150 minutes of moderate physical exercise every week recommended by the UK's chief medical officer could save 37,000 lives each year. Walk It- Route Planner. NHS Fitness Studio - Free exercise videos.

Hover over the green tabs above to choose a workout from the NHS Fitness Studio's selection of online exercise videos.

NHS Fitness Studio - Free exercise videos

Take your pick from 24 instructor-led videos in our aerobics, strength and resistance, pilates and yoga categories. The workouts have been created by fitness experts InstructorLive and range from 10 minutes to 45 minutes. There are exercises to tone your abs, raise your heart rate, tackle those bingo wings and much more. If you've recently had a baby, the postnatal yoga might be for you.

Things I do to exercise. BetterPoints- a rewards app for walking, running, cycling. Guide to Exercise. This girl can - This Girl Can. Couch to 5K Running App. Gratitude and Wellbeing. The impact of volunteering. Random Acts of Kindness. How Random Acts of Kindness Can Benefit Your Health. My daughter and I were on our way back to our apartment when she suddenly slipped on wet concrete in the garage.

How Random Acts of Kindness Can Benefit Your Health

She would be confined to a wheelchair and crutches for the next several weeks. A week before her fall, I had severely sprained my left shoulder. I wasn’t able to get her wheelchair into or out of my car without assistance. For weeks, I had to ask random people to help me. I was incredibly touched by how everyone was so helpful, without any hesitation. I know how happy I feel when I get the chance to help others, and by the display of kindness that I received, it seemed that others felt the same way. Research reveals that doing good deeds, or kind acts, can make socially-anxious people feel better. “People who engage in kind acts become happier over time,” says Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at the University of California, Riverside.

According to Dr. The moral of the story is to be kind and do kind acts for others. The Gratitude Visit. We said THANK YOU. Did you HEAR? Abigail Marsh: Why some people are more altruistic than others. Adam Grant: Are you a giver or a taker? Do-It - for good. For our community - Volunteering Matters. Adult Learning and Wellbeing. Lessons Worth Sharing. File 1 50. Letting go... 18 Gorgeous Pictures That Remind Us The Days Are Getting Longer And Lighter.

Oxford Mindfulness Centre » Meditation Resources. 7 Rules in Life .. #mindfulness #wellness. Pico Iyer: The art of stillness. Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes. Starting the Day in a Mindful Way. How we start the day can have a big effect on how the rest of it plays out.

Starting the Day in a Mindful Way

We all know the phrase ‘Getting up on the wrong side of the bed’ and it seems to feel that way often for many of us. If we wake up feeling rubbish then everything that happens later feels like it is going wrong. It can be hard to get motivated. However, if we start the day in a mindful way it can be much easier to face the challenges and curveballs that life has a habit of throwing at us. So What is Mindfulness? In essence Mindfulness is all about bringing deliberate attention to the present in a non-judgmental way. Self-Compassion Exercises by Dr. Kristin Neff. The Mind is Everything. What You Think, You Become. You’re More Resilient Than You Give Yourself Credit For. In my role as a professor at the Brandeis International Business School, I teach a course each fall about acting outside your comfort zone. Each student in the class chooses a behavior outside their comfort zone to work on.

For some, it’s public speaking; for others, it’s networking, making small talk with strangers, or being assertive. You feel like shit questionnaire. Self-Care Plan. Self Care Starter Kit. 9 Self-Protection Strategies for Empaths. Empaths are emotional sponges who absorb other peoples’ stress into their own bodies. As an empath myself, I know how exhausting this can be. Below are some basic strategies for empaths and all people battling with low energy from my new book, The Empath’s Survival Guide: Life Strategies for Sensitive People. I practice these strategies in my life and teach them to my patients and workshop participants. You can turn to these techniques if you’re absorbing the stress or symptoms of others and you need ways to release them. Experiment. Ask yourself, “Is this symptom or emotion mine or someone else’s?” 23 Ways To Treat Yo' Self Without Buying Or Eating Anything - Here are some ‘treats’ that I regularly give myself because I ‘deserve’ them: * An entire block of Parmesan.

Not on something, mind you. Just the cheese. Just the brick. I just hold it in my hand and take bites of it like an apple. * Piles of $5 lady magazines * Not brushing my teeth before bed (??!!??) In case you’re keeping track, exactly zero of those things are good for me. "Make yourself a priority every once in a while. It's not selfish. It's necessary." ~Karen A. Baquiran.

6 Ways to Weave Self-Care into Your Workday. Executive Summary Self-care is no longer a luxury for busy leaders; it’s part of the job. But what exactly is self-care and how do you do it? At the heart of self-care is your relationship and connection to self; it means that you understand what you need to be your most constructive, effective, and authentic self. Therefore, rather than defining self-care narrowly as just physical health (which is an important piece of the equation), you need to pay attention to a wider set of criteria, including care of the mind, emotions, relationships, environment, time, and resources.

An Exercise in Self Compassion. 3 Incredibly Easy Acts of Self-Care You Can Do Right Now. What happens to your body when you're stressed. We all feel stressed from time to time – it’s all part of the emotional ups and downs of life. Stress has many sources, it can come from our environment, from our bodies, or our own thoughts and how we view the world around us. Why Some People Get Burned Out and Others Don’t. Rewire Your Burned-Out Brain. 5 Ways To Avoid Burnout. Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss. A life less stressed: five easy ways to curb your daily anxieties. Teach Learn Create Ltd.

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. Pressure Doesn’t Have to Turn into Stress. When I was in my late twenties, I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. Doctors operated and told me to hope for the best. 4 Steps to Beating Burnout. Executive Summary. Prevent Burnout by Making Compassion a Habit. Executive Summary. Make anxiety work for you: How to use 'overthinking to your advantage. We seem to be in the midst of an anxiety epidemic, or perhaps we are just getting better at admitting how destructive anxiety can be. In the UK, anxiety disorders – which can take the form of panic attacks, phobias, social anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder, as well as “free-floating” anxiety - are thought to affect up to one in ten people during their lifetime.

5 Steps to Worrying Less - Mindful. Resources Archive - The Blurt Foundation. What is Depression? Depression is a mental illness which affects as many as 1 in 6 people at any time in their life. Top 40 ways to reduce stress and relax. We are so busy in our lives. TED Talks to help you manage stress. 4 Powerful Mindsets for Turning Stress Into a Positive Force. In a 2015 survey of 31,342 teachers, 73 percent said they often felt stressed. Only 3 percent said stress was rare—and frankly, I’m wondering if they filled in the wrong bubble. While 89 percent had been highly enthusiastic about teaching when they started, only 15 percent felt the same way at the time of the survey. With statistics like these, it’s easy to wonder: If stress is the norm, is burnout inevitable? Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend.

Yami Joshi: How dance helps me deal with stress. Sangu Delle: There's no shame in taking care of your mental health. Daniel Levitin: How to stay calm when you know you'll be stressed. 20 Scientifically Backed Ways To De-Stress Right Now. 22 Red Flags That You May Have Depression. How to manage mental health at work. Panic Attacks: 6 Coping Techniques - The Blurt Foundation. InvincibleME - Invincible Me. A pop-up club for alternative early mental health & wellbeing interventio. Sheffield Wellbeing Resources v2 with Links. Mental health lessons. How to give a lesson on mental health without 'triggering' Mental health programmes in schools. Pupil Well-being – A Primary Perspective. Wellbeing at Cobham Hall - One Year In.

Eaching Teenagers to Cope With Social Stress - Well being- a model for Primary Schools.