The Teacher's Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide: 77 Proven Prescriptions to Build Your Resilience

The Teacher's Ultimate Stress Mastery Guide: 77 Proven Prescriptions to Build Your Resilience

by Jack Singer
     
 

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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 burnout as well as the negative emotions

Overview


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 burnout as well as the negative emotions that may result. Rich with examples, easy-to-understand concepts, and simple behavioral tips, this book explains how stress affects your optimism and teaching effectiveness. In an easygoing and witty voice, Jack Singer, PhD, 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 counselors

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.

Editorial Reviews

Rita J. Corbett
"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."
Jennifer Ramamoorthi
"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!"
Emmalee Callaway
"Prescribes countless methods to manage stress, thereby helping readers to manage, prevent, and even cure negative stress."
Rachel Hanson
"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."
Diane Callahan
"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."
Beth Madison
"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."
Cathy Patterson
"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."
Toni Callahan
"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."
David Callaway
"The author empowers readers to change their attitude so they can reach the maximum altitude."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620872192
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
09/15/2012
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Learn more about Jack Singer's PD offerings

Jack Singer has maintained a private practice for 33 years and treated hundreds of teachers and administrators. He has also taught in the psychology departments of seven universities, including an assistant professorship at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

For the last 17 years, Singer has been a proud member of the National Speakers Association and he has been invited to provide keynote speeches, workshops, and training seminars for schools, educational associations, other national associations, and Fortune 1000 corporations from Miami to Malaysia. His 1975 doctoral dissertation, entitled, “Job Strain as a Function of Job and Life Stresses,” was funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service. Accordingly, for more than 30 years, Singer has continued to develop and consult with Fortune 1000 companies and school systems with his expertise in the area of job-related stress. He is recognized around the U.S. for his innovative work on eliminating stressors in the busy workplace and he appears frequently on CNN, MSNBC, the Glen Beck Show, and radio talk shows throughout the U.S. and Canada. His articles appear frequently in business, human resources, psychology, and sports periodicals, and his stress prevention and mastery programs have been featured in USA-TODAY.

Singer has a Ph D in industrial/organizational psychology and a post-doctorate in clinical psychology. He has been honored with diplomates from the American Academy of Behavioral Medicine, the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the Society of Criminal and Police Psychology, and the National Institute of Sports, Division of Psychologists.

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