The Frazzled Principal's Wellness Plan: Reclaiming Time, Managing Stress, and Creating a Healthy Lifestyle

The Frazzled Principal's Wellness Plan: Reclaiming Time, Managing Stress, and Creating a Healthy Lifestyle

by J. (James) Allen Queen, Patsy S. Queen
     
 

Restructure your personal and professional priorities by tackling the stresses of managing workplace environments, juggling competing priorities, and balancing personal and professional agendas.See more details below

Overview

Restructure your personal and professional priorities by tackling the stresses of managing workplace environments, juggling competing priorities, and balancing personal and professional agendas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761988854
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,385,228
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.36(d)

Meet the Author

J. Allen Queen is professor and former chair of the Department of Educational Leadership at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. A former classroom teacher, principal, college administrator, and university professor, he works with teachers and principals in the areas of managing priorities, time management, and stress reduction. Queen has written over 30 books and 70 articles, including The Frazzled Teacher’s Wellness Plan (Corwin Press 2004), The Block Scheduling Handbook (Corwin Press 2002), and books on karate and fitness for young readers. He has appeared on radio and television programs, including ABC's World News Now, and has been a consultant to over 160 schools and districts in 36 states and 3 foreign countries in the areas of classroom discipline, school safety, block scheduling, and time management.

Patsy S. Queen earned a BS in Education (Home Economics) and a BS in Nursing from Western Carolina University, and a Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Austin. She has experience as a registered nurse in North Carolina, Virginia, and Texas. In addition to holding national certification in her specialty area, she is recognized by the North Carolina Board of Nursing as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. She has served as an item writer for the National Counsel of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination for registered nurses, and for the National Credentialing Center’s nursing specialty certification exams. Patsy has taught nursing and nutrition courses for the past 25 years and is presently an instructor at Gaston Community College in Dallas, North Carolina.

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Table of Contents

Physician's foreword
Educator's foreword
1Educational leadership in a culture of stress1
2Restructuring personal and leadership priorities for a healthy lifestyle15
3Mastering the science of stress management for better health29
4Using physical activity as a professional and personal coping strategy45
5Desktop yoga57
6Immediate stress reducers77
7Arresting time bandits at home and at school87
8Using nutrition to support a healthy lifestyle97
9What the literature says about stress and school leadership103

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