69: 6 Strategies to Survive Your Worst Day

There are times during the school year where every teacher struggles to make it through the school day due to numerous factors that create insurmountable stress and frustration. Tune in to hear about 6 strategies I used as a teacher to make it through my worst day.


  • No drastic measures
  • Don’t give up or give in
  • Your mindset will determine your experience
  • need to know that you are all in for them 100% of the time 100% of the day
  • People can really heal you if you open yourself up to let their magic work
  • Put yourself first so you can be your best for your kids

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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.