Principals and teachers experience higher levels of burnout and stress and poorer overall quality of life, when compared with the general population. Yet in the next decade, mental health, resilience and emotional intelligence will rise to be the most critical quality of high preforming school leaders.
Mental Health Resources for Principals
If you’re not sure about mindfulness and its benefits, this video explains why taking some time out can radically improve many areas of your life.
Ongoing stress and anxiety causes negative thinking patterns that contribute to poor mental health.
This video explains how you can start reversing these patterns.
If you’re ready to try meditating but don’t know where to start, this video featuring meditation expert Sharon Salzberg, walks you through the basics.
MindMatters offers targeted information and strategies to get your whole staff to improve their mental health and wellbeing.
beyondblue’s Heads Up is an important resource filled with tools and advice for anyone looking to create a more mentally healthy workplace.