77: Fast Away the Distractions

When you feel at the end of your rope, its time to implement steps to prevent a breakdown. Fast away the distractions so that you can repurpose that energy and make it through a stressful season in your life. Tune in to hear practical tips to thrive under stress by fasting away distractions.



  • The very first thing we should do instead of break down is eliminate
  • Our devices are the source of a lot of hub bub that is noise we don’t have time for during that particular time/season
  • What in your life right now eats up your bandwidth?
  • Which thing can you put on pause so that can you use that energy and focus on what matters most right now?
  • This is a turning point in your personal and professional life

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I am an educator, passionate about cultivating talent in aspiring and new teachers through practical tips and strategies. My blog, book, and podcast are geared towards empowering teachers to enter the profession and stay there due to the advice and encouragement I provide. We have a real need in our nation for strong leaders in classrooms, and I believe its my calling and duty to coach teachers to achieve and maintain best teaching practices in order to drive the growth and success of our students in and outside the classroom.