315: Managing Stress with Dr. Naomi Hall

Join us for an inspiring episode featuring Naomi Hall, also known as The Recovering Educator, as she shares invaluable insights on navigating the challenges of being an educator. Naomi reminds us that while the teaching profession can be stressful, there are numerous factors within our control that can positively impact our well-being.

In this episode, Naomi offers practical strategies for managing stress and reclaiming control over various aspects of our professional and personal lives. Discover how to effectively address the stressors inherent in education and cultivate a healthier, more balanced approach to teaching.

Tune in to empower yourself with tools and techniques to navigate the demands of the teaching profession with resilience and grace. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from Naomi’s expertise and embark on a journey towards greater well-being and fulfillment in your career!


*All quotables are from the interviewee 

  • It’s that recognition of; there are external stressors and there are internal stressors…and I have to work on the internal stressors and mindsets that contributed to my burnout.
  • I’m not the only educator struggling with burnout. I’m not alone in this.
  • ”I don’t know who I am without students, lessons…without a classroom.”

About Naomi

Naomi has spent years learning how to manage stress, prevent burnout, and make a comeback from burnout…and now she’s teaching others. She offers realistic stress management techniques that are important to your effectiveness and happiness in your classroom. She works to help educators be their best and provide the support you need. Learn more about Naomi at

My goal has never been to leave education. It has been to help educators be their best and provide the support school districts forget to give you.Learn more about her at https://www.therecoveringeducator.com/

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I am a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.