A Powerful Antidote to Teacher Burnout with Special Guest Lisa Baylis (Ep. 27)Nov 22, 2022
Have you ever made a mistake in teaching and all of a sudden you're saying "I'm just not good at this" or judging yourself pretty harshly? I know I have and if you are anything like me, you may not have even realized that these limiting beliefs and negative self-talk can really start to accumulate over time leading to the dreaded teacher burnout.
According to multiple studies, mindfulness and self-compassion are associated with lower rates of stress and burnout. However, if you are not familiar with intentionally being self-compassionate or mindfulness, you may not yield these same results.
This is why it is important to know how self-compassion really looks, how this relates to mindfulness, and empathy; all of which are much needed in order to foster a positive environment in your classrooms and in your mental health. In this episode, Lisa Baylis shares with us the basics of self-compassion, how this actually works in our brains and nervous systems, as well as the three components of practicing self-compassion.
Lisa Baylis has been sharing well-being strategies for the last 20 years. A natural-born connector with an innate ability to make people feel valued and heard, she is a teacher, a counsellor, a facilitator, and a mother. Lisa is a published author of "Self-Compassion for Educators" as well as, the creator of the AWE Method — Awakening the Wellbeing for Educators — which merges self-care, mindfulness, and self-compassion.
If you are ready to Break the Teacher Burnout Cycle, let me invite you to my FREE Break the Burnout Cycle Webinar and share with you the 6 SIMPLE steps to surviving and thriving before winter break. When you attend you will walk away with the official Break the Burnout Cycle Guide, a one hour PD credit you can provide to your district for continuing education credits, and an entry to an Amazon gift card giveaway. This event is completely FREE and I want to share with you the steps you can take so that you can get unstuck and reignite your passion again.
- Resilient Teacher Shoutout
- Lisa's Road to supporting educators
- The correlation between student and teacher wellness
- Why Self-Compassion is such a foundational practice for educators
- The Power of Co-Regulation
- How to Determine if You Need Better Self-Compassion Practices
- What is the "compassionate voice?"
- The Difference Between Self-Compassion & Mindfulness
- The 3 Components of Self-Compassion Practice
- How is self-compassion different than the empathy we show our students?
- The brain science about how empathy and compassion work together
- The formula for self-compassion that you can begin TODAY
- The STOP frame work for giving yourself permission to notice
- Free Self-Compassion Practices from Lisa
- How you can connect with Lisa
RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THE EPISODE:
- Lisa's FREE Insight Timer 5 Minute Self-Compassion Practice
- Free Practices from Lisa's Book
- Get your copy of Lisa's Book - "Self Compassion for Educators"
- Ask your questions to get them answered on The Resilient Teacher Podcast HERE (these can be anonymous)
- Sign up for the FREE Break the Burnout Cycle Webinar & Learn the 6 Simple Steps for Surviving & Thriving before winter break
- Get accessible mental health support from licensed professionals online with Talk Space (They take insurance) - Save $100 with Code SPACE
CONNECT WITH LISA BAYLIS:
CONNECT WITH BRITTANY:
- Connect with Brittany on Instagram @teachingmindbodyandsoul
- Learn more on TikTok with Brittany @msprincessteach
- Episode 6: The Game Changing Method of Healing Burnout with Inner Work with Ce'arra Richards
- Episode 25: Reclaiming Passion for Teaching in the Midst of Burnout & Breakdown with Chad Pettit
- Episode 23: Feed Your Energy In and Out of the Classroom with Special Guest Bre Baildon
- Episode 11: The Ultimate Teacher Time Hacks for Burnout Prevention with Jen Manly
- Episode 7: How to Battle Student Behavior and Beat Teacher Burnout this Coming School Year with Gina Peluso and Rachel Nye
- Episode 4: The 5 Must Have Methods for Teachers To End the Stress Cycle this Summer
MORE ABOUT THE RESILIENT TEACHER PODCAST:
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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