56. 3 Ways to Stress Less Starting this Summer & Beat Burnout Next School Year

Jun 13, 2023

Ever wonder how the chronic stress from teaching is impacting your summer lifestyle?

While summer break is the ultimate goal of resting and recharging; stress knows no rest. Its impact on our bodies lingers, even in the moments of supposed tranquility, silently eroding our well-being. The weird period of transition from heavy stress-induced overwork in teaching to summer break can be a shock to your nervous system and you need evidence-based ways to get yourself regulated this summer.

In this episode, we are going to chat about why stress causes teachers to experience sickness, anxiety, overcommitment, and/or total exhaustion in the summer and the three simple ways you can stress less so you can get out of living the same burned out year time and time again. So what do you say? You ready to live your best hot teacher summer life?



  • How Chronic Stress Shows Up on Summer Break
  • Why do teachers get sick at the beginning of summer
  • The sneaky reason you can't sit still once summer starts
  • How over-planning and overcommitting in the summer is leading towards burnout in the fall
  • How chronic stress is leaving you unable to get off your couch
  • Why Prioritizing Pause is Essential to Enjoying the Present Moment
  • How the Present Moment is Being Stolen By Stress
  •  3 Evidence Based Ways to Stress Less 


  • Join one of the Events this summer to get more community, support, and innovative strategies from more teacher experts so you can get back into alignments and burnout free this school year
  • Take the FREE Teacher Burnout Roadmap to Burnout Recovery Quiz - Take this short, fun, and informative quiz to discover what you need to sustain your teaching career and begin burnout recovery. This quiz will help you understand what support systems you need, how to prioritize your mental health to live a fulfilling and energized life as a teacher, and what drives your self-care.









The Resilient Teacher Podcast is the show that will give overwhelmed educators the support, tools, and mindset to reduce teacher burnout and keep teaching sustainable. Each week, Brittany Blackwell, M.Ed. & her guests will share inspiration and actionable steps to avoid or recover from the dreaded teacher burnout. You'll be inspired to individualize self-care and learn to prioritize your well-being and mental health, all while making a bigger impact on your classrooms and community.



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