Ready for Life: The unique online mental health resource for educators

Ready for Life: The unique online mental health resource for educators

This article is part of a special 5-part blog series for Mental Health Week 2018 At Teachers Life, we understand the needs of the education community. That is why we support Ready for Life, an online resource that’s dedicated to the unique needs of teachers. The first of its kind, the site features tips, articles, … Continued

Identifying mental health issues: Signs to look for amongst students

This article is part of a special 5-part blog series for Mental Health Week 2018 There are a lot of factors that can impact a child or teenager’s mental strength such as peer pressure, physical changes, or academic and extracurricular performance. Noticing the signs of mental illness can be a daunting task as these factors … Continued

Teachable Moments: Guiding students to mental wellness at difficult times

This article is part of a special 5-part blog series for Mental Health Week 2018 There are numerous resources available to help educators teach students their regular curriculum such as lesson plans, webinars, how-to videos and useful links to name a few. However, there are also resources available, such as Readyforlife.ca that help teachers guide … Continued

Healthy Habits: Tips for your mental fitness

This article is part of a special 5-part blog series for Mental Health Week 2018 The stresses that we all face in our day-to-day lives can not only have an effect on our physical health, but our mental health as well. Many of you may be familiar with the old proverb, “An apple a day … Continued

The unseen ailment: assessing your mental health

This article is part of a special 5-part blog series for Mental Health Week 2018 Teaching is among the most stressful professions in Canada. Mental health should be a priority, not only to ensure the wellness of educators, but for the wellness of the students they teach. A University of British Columbia study found that … Continued

5 Self-Care Tips to Help Teachers Stay Healthy

There’s no doubt that being a teacher is challenging. Sure, others envy your great job because you get all the vacation time! But it comes with having to deal with several hardships associated with the job. Attending regular faculty meetings and brainstorming, checking assignments, preparing for the next day’s class, and most importantly, managing a … Continued

Change the View Video Contest 2016

A blog post from our partners Children’s Mental Health Ontario: Teachers: Help Reduce Mental Health Stigma – Change the View 2016 Teachers we know that you play a crucial role in supporting kids with mental health issues in the classroom. We need your help because shame is one of the most challenging feelings that youth battle … Continued

Teachers Life wants to raise $25,000 for Children’s Mental Health Ontario

We’re donating $2 to Children’s Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) for every online quote generated. The #Quote2Give campaign will run until we reach our goal of $25,000 raised or until December 31st 2015. We encourage all members of Ontario’s education community to participate. Together we’ll raise awareness about kid’s mental health and the impact that it … Continued

How to Set Resolutions You Won’t Break

A week into the New Year and our resolutions are all still holding strong, right? Some of us are surely holding up to our end of the resolution bargain, but a large number of us might be losing steam, or we might have had a slow start. Every year the lists start floating around and … Continued

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