The Teacher's Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide
77 Proven Prescriptions to Build Your Resilience
Staff Supervision/Evaluation/Retention | Teacher Induction | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
Why do some teachers thrive under pressure while others quit? What kinds of skills can empower teachers to effectively deal with the challenges they face both in and out of school?
The Teacher's Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide shows teachers how to build resilience and emotional strength to prevent stress and/or burnout and the negative emotions that may result. Rich with examples, easy-to-understand concepts, and simple behavioural tips, this book covers how stress affects your health, how to proactively boost your psychological immunity, and how to maintain your optimism and teaching effectiveness. In an easy-going and witty voice, Jack Singer presents:
- Action plans for mastering the different types of stress in your life
- Success stories and experiences from teachers who have conquered stress
- Strategies and examples based on cognitive and resiliency theories used by psychologists and counsellors
Don't let the challenges of the job weigh you down! This blueprint for success can help you achieve personal and professional goals, tackle daily challenges, and reignite your passion for teaching.
"We all feel trapped and somewhat alone in our negative thoughts and fears to some extent. This book provides easily applied remedies to regain our mental peace and to carry on knowing that we can function effectively in the face of stress. I would not only recommend this book, I will carry a copy with me when I do staff development meeting in various school districts."
"Each chapter is loaded with stories, powerful research, and examples; the sum of the book when read completely and integrated into one's day to day actions is life changing! Every beginning teacher, veteran teacher, and administrator should read this book. It will have a direct and positive impact on school culture and student success!"
"Prescribes countless methods to manage stress, thereby helping readers to manage, prevent, and even cure negative stress."
"With all of the pressures and stress that today's teachers face, it is nice to finally have a publication that is willing to acknowledge this stress and help us combat it. This book is full of practical tips, hints, and advice that can bring out the relaxed, effective teacher in all of us."
"This book provides several prescriptions for reducing a teacher’s stress level. The anecdotes are smart and humorous. I enjoyed reading this book and 'de-stressing' my life."
"Your stress is not going away. Read this book NOW! It might not just be a life changer, it might even be even a life saver."
"Allows the reader the opportunity to be self-reflective and examine new and unique ways to eliminate or diminish the stressors in his/her life."
"Provides an entertaining, practical, and relevant guide to dealing with stress in the classroom and life. It is a prescription for everyone to lead a healthier, happier life."
"The author empowers readers to change their attitude so they can reach the maximum altitude."