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This teacher podcast is for all educators who want to regain control of their time and energy and rekindle their passion for teaching. It is full of tips for teachers who want to overcome teacher burnout, invest in authentic teacher self-care, and create a sustainable work-life balance through better habits and confidently setting boundaries. Grace combines her 20-year classroom experience and training in NLP and life coaching to inspire, entertain, and support educators to feel more empower ...
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This Podcast is our way of connecting you to your true self. Are you ready to start your intentional journey? Our Podcast covers finding your passion, changing your mindset, mindfulness, self-improvement, empowerment, and direction. We want to provide a place where you can come and get inspiration, solve a problem, have a laugh, or get a moment of peace from the chaotic world around you. We always try to create content that we can be proud to share that will hopefully bring you closer to a m ...
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If you're feeling fed up with the lack of student accountability, chaos in the classroom, and lack of admin support, then this email is for you. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Justin Bader - the incredible voice of reason taking over TikTok for exhausted teachers everywhere. School leaders - you MUST listen! Teachers - you will feel so…
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Summer is here, and while you’re counting down the days until that final bell rings, are you also feeling the weight of a never-ending to-do list? Discover how to reclaim your summer and set boundaries that will leave you feeling refreshed and empowered. In this episode, I dive into the challenges educators face when summer arrives but free time do…
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"Stressed Out by the End of the School Year? Don't Miss These 7 Game-Changing Tips!" The end of the school year can be an exhausting whirlwind of activities, assessments, and organizational chaos. Whether you are a new teacher or a seasoned one, you will find something in these end-of-year teacher tips to take away some stress and add some fun to y…
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Freedom From the Obligatory Teacher Duty Trap: Reclaim Your Time Without Guilt Are you drowning under a pile of extra "duties" no one else wants - graduation planning, coaching teams, chairing committees? So many teachers get stuck on the never-ending obligatory duty carousel, scared to get off for fear of looking like a slacker or letting students…
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This end-of-year season can be bittersweet for teachers - especially if you have made the difficult decision to leave education. I offer words of inspiration and support to educators who are leaving and those who feel abandoned and "left behind." The decision to leave the teaching profession is rarely taken lightly, and it's important to honor the …
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Have you ever had a Teacher Appreciation Week experience that, instead of leaving you feeling treasured and valued, added stress to your week and left you feeling deflated? Me too! Even with good intentions, overwhelmed administrators often miss the mark. In this episode, I give some great tips for a budget-friendly Teacher Appreciation Week and ev…
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Tired of the toxic culture of teachers one-upping each other's struggles? In this episode, I explore how to avoid competitive misery and build a supportive community to combat teacher burnout. Highlights include: 🚨 Are you guilty of one-upping your colleagues' struggles instead of offering support? 💥 The toxic effects of competitive misery on teach…
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Are you tired of "self-care" for teachers being weaponized, placing the burden of managing stress solely on you? This episode will empower you with authentic self-care strategies that go beyond the superficial and address the systemic issues educators face. Highlights include: 😟 The Ugly Truth: How "self-care" has become a buzzword that dismisses t…
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Last weeks episode on overcoming imposter syndrome in education hot a nerve with some listeners! Many reached out to say, "It's like you were in my head." Here's what I heard a lot: Imposter syndrome often shows up in education when teachers consider pursuing different roles within their school or district, whether it was transitioning into adminis…
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Are you ready to "Squash Imposter Syndrome and Start Showing Up as Your Authentic Self ?" Do you know that what people in hospice regret most is not having played "full out" in their lives, allowing the opinions of others and insecurities from doing what they truly wanted? Yikes 😳 One area that holds many teachers back from living their best lives …
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🔥 This episode goes out to any educator who has ever felt fed up and burned out because, even though they love teaching, they are constantly stressed, overwhelmed, and guilt-ridden that teaching seems to take up ALL of their time and energy. In this week's episode, I introduce you to my latest book Beat Teacher Burnout with Better Boundaries: The S…
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"Create Your Own Path and Bring Your Own Sunshine" - Finding Inspiration as a Teacher You may be aware of my signature sign-off. For me, it's not a gimmick, it's a way of being, a huge part of how I avoid teacher burnout, and was my mission both as a teacher and now as an educator empowerment coach. But it has been drawing some discussion (which I …
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🧠 Do You Suffer from Teacher Brain Fog? Overcome Decision Fatigue Now! As a teacher, have you ever felt like your brain is complete mush by the end of the day? 😩 Unable to make even the simplest decisions like what to have for dinner or what to watch on Netflix? You're not alone - it's called decision fatigue, and it's rampant in the education prof…
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For free and paid resources to help students of all ages deal with test anxiety visit: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Grace-Stevens-Happy-classrooms Feeling overwhelmed by school testing season? Dread seeing students suffer from crippling test anxiety? This podcast episode for educators of all grades is for you! 🌟 Learn the one skill you…
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How to Stay Calm When Things Get Heated in the Classroom: 5 Battle-Tested Strategies Ever felt dangerously close to "losing it" with a disruptive student or challenging class? You're not alone. Escalating behaviors push even the most patient teachers to the brink. In this empowering episode, learn battle-tested techniques to: ✅ Keep your composure …
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💛 Educator inspiration for the week ahead. This week's bonus episode is about not. being so hard on yourself, and not letting one negative interaction, or one out of control student convince you that you are not a good teacher 🧑‍🏫 Listen and PAY IT FORWARD by sharing with a colleague who might need to hear this today 🎧 To learn more about The Eleva…
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🎧 What can a documentary about a cycling hero and a top business book have to teach you about how to: ✅ Reframe mindset around standardized testing gaps ❤️ Better support students who are far below grade level? A lot, as it turns out. In this week's episode, I look at the key concepts from the game-changing book "The Gap and the Gain" 📚 These key c…
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Do you ever feel like your students are bored and disinterested during lessons? 😴 Are you frustrated with scripted curriculum that leaves no room for creativity? 😤 As teachers, we want our students to be engaged and empowered, not passive. That's where project-based learning (PBL) comes in! 💡 To dig into this student-centered teaching method, I int…
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This week's episode is part four of our series The Ultimate Educators Handbook for Being Happier where I expand on some of the concepts in my book Positive Mindset Habits for Teachers. THIS is the one you have been waiting for ... 🎧 Everything has been leading to this episode - where we will dive into the science AND the habits of how we can have a…
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💛 Educator inspiration for the week ahead. This week's bonus episode is about those students who push your buttons the most. I pose the question: could Mother Teresa even handle this level of "spiritual practice"? 😌 Listen and PAY IT FORWARD by sharing with a colleague who might need to hear this today 🎧 To learn more about The Elevated Teacher Exp…
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This week's episode is part three of our series The Ultimate Educators Handbook for Being Happier where I expand on some of the concepts in my book Positive Mindset Habits for Teachers. 🎧 Get ready teacher friends - this episode has some 🤩 magical joy practices you can start using TODAY to become a joy detective! 🕵️‍♀️ First up, understand the 🧠 sc…
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A mini-episode in the Lunch Box Love Notes series to motivate and encourage educators. This episode's theme is focusing less on students trying to find a way out and "game the system, and focusing more on those trying to find a "way in." To learn more about The Elevated Teacher Experience visit: www.gracestevens.com/elevate To watch the FREE video …
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What is the secret to improved student outcomes AND improved happiness for you, the teacher, all had one superpower habit at their core? And that habit was as simple as being present and getting in a "flow" state? This episode is part two in the series of The Ultimate Educator's Handbook for Happiness where I do a deep dive into some of the habits …
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A mini-episode in the Lunch Box Love Notes series to motivate and encourage educators. This episode's theme is "never doubt your impact." To learn more about The Elevated Teacher Experience visit: www.gracestevens.com/elevate To watch the FREE video masterclass on The 5 Mistakes You Are Making Setting Boundaries as an Educator go to www.gracesteven…
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What of the Ultimate Educator's Handbook wasn't about classroom management strategies, curriculum planning, or even data-driven instruction? What if what educators MOST need to learn is to avoid teacher burnout and to be happier? In this week's episode, Grace introduces her best-selling Positive Mindset Habits for Teachers and proposes the idea tha…
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A mini-episode for overwhelmed teachers who feel guilty that some days they only have 50% of their energy to give to students. I promise you, it's enough 💛 To learn more about The Elevated Teacher Experience visit: www.gracestevens.com/elevate To watch the FREE video masterclass on The 5 Mistakes You Are Making Setting Boundaries as an Educator go …
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We all know that teacher burnout can be a genuine occupational hazard - but when does ordinary "teacher tired" become "tired of teaching?" In this week's 🎙️episode, we discuss all things teacher burnout, including the 5 warning signs that can let you know burnout is sneaking up on you, and, more importantly, what you can do to get yourself out of t…
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In this bonus Lunchbox Love Note episode (encouragement for teachers), I talk about how the thought of returning back to school tomorrow may have you feeling mixed emotions - and that's perfectly OK. 🧘🏼‍♀️ Take a breath and listen to my quickie episode"virtual hug" when you need a little encouragement I believe in you. You got this 💛 Grace xoxo To …
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This week's 🎙️ episode is for anyone who has ever wondered if they are taking our "drink to escape/cope" culture too far. As teachers, many of us joke about needing our "lesson planning juice," but some of us have a nagging feeling that maybe our life would be better without alcohol. Educators, this is a judgment-free zone. Listen along to my conve…
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Introducing Lunchbox Love Notes: Mini podcast episodes for educators who need a virtual hug, extra teacher support, inspiration, or just the simple joy of a love note snuck in their lunchbox. This episode is titled "Enough" and works with Dr. Wayne Dyer's mantra of the three phases of "enough." From my ❤️ to your ears. Enjoy. Grace xoxo To learn mo…
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Teachers, are you frustrated that you were SO excited for winter break, but now that it's here, you are having a hard time relaxing and being fully present with your family? I feel you! In this 🎙️episode, we talk about how to stop worries about school robbing you of your peace and well-deserved relaxation. I share 5 simple strategies including: 👉 S…
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Buckle up educators - in this 🎙️ episode, I discuss the dark side of "going with the flow" and how it is fueling teacher burnout. I explain that people pleasing provides short-term benefits but long-term costs. As a recovering people pleaser, I dive into how this tendency that is so prevalent in educators is leading not only to teacher stress, anxi…
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What if we told you that the secret to managing life's stressors could be as simple as tacking on a couple of extra minutes of sleep or adding a splash of protein to your breakfast? Join us for an enlightening conversation with Dr. Noami Hall, (the Recovering Educator) a seasoned educator who knows a thing or two about stress management. With her w…
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The number one cause of teacher burnout is failure to set healthy boundaries. As educators, we love to please; we view ourselves as "helpers," and saying "no" doesn't come easily. 🎙️ In today's episode, I dive into the 5 biggest misconceptions that stop teachers and educators at all levels from setting them. Misconception 1 - Can't Control Others 🚫…
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OK - let's get real here. Do you feel like you are beginning to experience teacher burnout? Think again! What you might actually experiencing is compassion fatigue. Do you know the difference between the two? They are two different issues - needing different approaches to address them. Don't worry - I got you! 🎧 In this week's episode, we dive into…
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Can 5 minutes of mindfulness a day really transform your classroom? 🧘‍♀️ 🎙️ In this week's episode, I chat with Kailey Lefko, co-founder of EduCalme.com, about using mindfulness and emotional regulation strategies to create calm, focused classrooms. This wonderful discussion is full of science-based strategies proven to empower students to manage t…
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Let me help you get ready to have the best parent-teacher conference season ever! 📝 While it can cause a lot of teacher stress, conferences are an important chance to connect with families. With some preparation, you can make conferences productive and positive! In this episode I do do a deep dive into these top 5 strategies to help everything run …
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Once Halloween hits, it seems the momentum of the holidays just doesn't stop! In this week's episode, I look at how to avoid holiday teacher burnout and how to calm the classroom chaos that this time of year brings. I promise that with these five essential teacher tips, you will transform both your home and classroom environment to be a little more…
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If you are finding it hard to avoid teacher burnout and engage in true teacher self-care - this might be the piece you're missing. Buckle up, because in this week's episode, I am about to challenge the deep-seated belief that overwork and personal sacrifice are just part of the teaching gig. Do you feel like you need to sacrifice everything for you…
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Imagine transforming your teaching day into a more peaceful, joy-filled experience. Picture a classroom where the small stuff doesn't phase you and the big stuff doesn't overwhelm you or your students (oh, happy day!) In this episode, I'm digging into Dr. Richard Carson's classic book 'Don't Sweat the Small Stuff', and picking out the top five stra…
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In this episode, inspired by Dr. Stephen R. Covey's first chapter of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" I discuss the ONE paradigm shift that could transform our teaching. A paradigm shift isn't just a buzzword; it's a fundamental change in how we approach or understand a situation. ➡️ Imagine, you have the same students, the same classroom,…
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As an author and an avid reader, I'm obsessed with books. What if the books with the greatest power to transform your teaching and relationships with students, parents, admins, and co-workers aren't books about education? In this episode, I dive into Stephen Covey's masterpiece, 'The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.' This body of work opene…
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Ready to challenge your understanding of grit and perseverance? In this episode, I dissect the essence of Angela Duckworth's revolutionary research on grit and the potential pitfalls when her concept is misunderstood and misapplied, leading to an unhealthy grind culture in education. Highlights of this episode include: The four psychological assets…
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A key way to avoid burning out is to take time during the teaching day to rest, recharge, and connect with other adults. How often do teachers genuinely take a break? And what can you do if your common break area is where all the complainers congregate? In this episode, I discuss the science, the strategies, and the absolute necessity of taking bre…
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A huge cause of teacher burnout is being surrounded by other educators who are constantly negative. In today's episode, we tackle these concerns head-on, exploring practical strategies for preserving your inner peace and maintaining optimism within the context of today's educational landscape, which is, let's face it, very challenging. Understand t…
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Is living your best #TeacherLife contributing to your teacher burnout in ways you're unaware of? We've all been there - that point where our identity becomes so entwined with our profession that we lose sight of who we are outside the classroom. This episode tackles that reality head-on, exposing the potential pitfalls of over-identifying with our …
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Have you ever been all excited to get the roster of your new students only to find that you have a disproportionate number of students with special circumstances in your class? You're not alone, and we're here to challenge this trend. We dive deep into the heart of class list inequality, exploring the possible reasons behind this. More importantly,…
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Positivity can be toxic - a hard-hitting truth that many schools are unwilling to accept. Welcome to our no-holds-barred conversation on the insidious impacts of forced false positivity in education, a pretty façade that masks the real problems plaguing our education system. We debunk myths and shed light on the darker side of those "fun" activitie…
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Welcome to a revolutionary episode where you'll learn the elusive art of saying 'no'. As educators, we often find ourselves donating countless hours to the school system, sometimes to our own detriment. So, how exactly do we find the delicate balance between lending a helping hand and overextending ourselves? Immerse yourself in our discussion as w…
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Are you passionate about being an educator but crave a more positive experience? One that doesn't consume your whole life and leave you feeling stressed and overwhelmed? You're not alone. In this first episode of Balance Your Teacher Life, the new podcast for educators, Grace Stevens introduces herself, shares her background and journey from the co…
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