Teacher Talk with Chrissy Nichols

Teacher Talk with Chrissy Nichols

Hosted by: Chrissy Nichols, Life Coach for Teachers

Teacher Talk is the podcast for educators like you who are on the brink of burnout, or are already there. It’s your guide to feeling better about being at school and being in your life. Your host, Chrissy Nichols, is...

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Bonus! Chrissy Celebrates You!

Teachers, are you celebrating YOU? This bonus episode is not your typical gratitude episode. In this episode, I remind all teachers to celebrate what is going right-what can you celebrate about you? What makes you,...
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81. Toxic Teachers: How to Deal with Challenging Colleagues

In this episode, we are going to look at WHY a relationship at school is tough and how you can identify if you have certain thoughts about a person at your school or in your life that no longer serve you. You'll...
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80. Teachers, Do You Have a Thought Plan?

In Episode 80, I describe some real life scenarios that I have experienced or seen in classes and ask you, "Do you have a Thought Plan for this?" Scenario: A student pulls out his/her phone without permission....
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79. How to Date Yourself

Episode 79 starts with one simple question: Would you date yourself right now? Would you? If you are a teacher who is looking for a partner who is kind, are you speaking to yourself with kindness? If you want a...
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78. Why Teddy Left Teaching

Why did Teddy Anderson leave teaching? In this episode, you'll find out how this inspired teacher of math and physics felt the kind of fatigue that left her, well, exhausted. But, the silver lining? Teddy reminds us...
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77. How to Slow Down & Shut Up

In Episode 77 "How to Slow Down & Shut Up" I show you why it is ESSENTIAL to listen to the words you are using. The easiest way to do this? The trick is PAYING ATTENTION TO  our thoughts and changing our words to...
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76. Chrissy's Rejection Therapy

Rejection Therapy? What is that? In this episode, I talk about my own journey to fall more in love with my own sense of rejection and fear as I apply the tools I am learning from actively seeking rejection in my own...
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75. What do Principals Really Think?

Every wonder what our principals are actually thinking about? In Episode 75, I am in conversation with high school principal Ingrid Gustavson. In this episode we discuss the highs and lows of her job, the way she...
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74. Why Vulnerability is Teachable and Worth it!

Want more trust, a greater class culture and a better vibe? It is possible to create it NOW, even when the year is underway. In this episode, I lean on the amazing Brene Brown and her work on vulnerability for...
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73. No Hard Days at School: How to get to Neutral

Hard days at school actually do not exist without your mind. It's true! The hard or bad is not made by the day.  The hard or bad is made by our thoughts about the day. A day at school is neither hard nor easy without...
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72. My Becoming as Viewed by my Husband

Gary Mackelprang is a writer, seeker, reader and my favorite traveling partner. Gary is not only the love of my life but my favorite bibliophile as he added 5,000 books to our home when we merged households. Gary is...
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71. How to Use Your Future Now!

Want a better relationship with yourself? Want to set your future self up for success? In Episode 71, I teach you a tool that I use to help my teacher clients (and myself!) grow into the future that they want for...
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