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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23. Thoughts on Thoughts

In “Thoughts on Thoughts” I describe an idea I call “thought layering.” Thought layering is very common with those who are new to the Coaching Model and may use the Model against themselves. In this episode, I...
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22. Circumstances or Thoughts?

Episode 22 dives more thoroughly into the Coaching Model as I describe the difference between a Circumstance and a Thought. You won’t want to miss the nuance of this episode where I show you that all problems are...
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21. The Thought Model

Episode 21 “My Coaching Model” is a must-listen. In this episode I describe how I learned the Model from my coach, Brooke Castillo, and how I use it in my own life. I describe how the 5 components work together. I...
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20. Planning Power: KABOOM!

Episode 20 “Planning Power Kaboom” is all about putting your plan in place to make your future self proud. When you decide to do something BIG, a goal that stretches you, doubt and fear will come up. In this episode,...
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19. Future Teacher Focus

In this episode, we continue our series about how to create the summer that is just right for you. In this episode, I give you three easy steps to use to create whatever goal you have in mind and I show you that you...
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18. Advice for New Teachers with Jill Colaw

Do not miss this episode as veteran elementary teacher Jill Colaw gives us all of her best advice for new teachers or anyone changing schools. Jill Colaw, a native of Cincinnati, Ohio, is a master teacher with over 35...
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17. Summer in the Present Tense

In this episode, we continue our series about how to create the summer that is just right for you. So many of us think that summer “just happens” to us. But, did you know that even if you are already booked solid, you...
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16. Summer Creation

Yes, summer is here and so is this podcast as we begin this series called “Summer Creation”. You can have everything you want this summer so why not get intentional about it? In this episode I describe how setting...
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15. A “New” Old Teaching Year with Dylan Esson

This episode features a conversation with high school history teacher Dylan Esson.  Dylan earned his PhD from University of California at Berkeley and loves to ski, read, race after his two daughters. In this...
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14. Zoo Mom

Today we are going to talk about a tool that will help you deal with that person in your life that might be hard to love: zoo animal them! What is that? When faced with this person, transform yourself into a...
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13. Allowing Others to be "On Brand"

Today we are going to talk about how to accept others just as they are and find some detachment even in conflict when you believe your colleague or administrator is “going off the rails.” In this episode, I remind all...
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12. Reflective Masculinity with Ryan Hoglund

My guest today is Ryan Hoglund. Ryan is the Director of Ethical Education at Rowland Hall in Salt Lake City, Utah. This conversation spotlights May for Men in Education as Ryan talks about how teaching was his...
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