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Living with anxiety







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I am thrilled to announce that Sarah of @happystudentshappyteacher has written this fantastic blog post about her experience of anxiety. I’ve been following Sarah since I started my Instagram page and I’m loving her frequent reminders to others that ‘It’s ok not to feel ok’.  Here’s…

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How do I find my Ideal Career?















Identify your Skillset

Before you go searching for hours on end on the job websites – you absolutely need to do some personal reflection work first. The first requirement is to thoroughly recognise your skillset.

What are you good at? Which activities give you energy and excitement wh…

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What are some Alternative Careers for Teachers?







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If you told me 5 years ago that I was going to become a Career Coach - I would have thought you were crazy!!!!

From Teacher to Career Coach: A Little about my Story

In 2014, I took my first year-long career break to travel to the USA and South America. The previous school year had be…

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5 Reasons Newly Qualified Teachers are the Best!







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I have massive respect for newly trained teachers! Entering the classroom and the staff-room as a new teacher is no easy feat! It’s quite overwhelming for the first few months indeed.

I usually end up sitting beside them in the staff-room because I feel we have something in common. A…

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Trust your gut, do your sums and make a plan







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This week’s career change guest blog is from Ciara Bruton who is a Holistic Life & Business Coach. Ciara spent 7 years working as a Primary School teacher and has fully transitioned into her dream role as a coach. Ciara helps new, holistic practitioners in Ireland to get their busin…

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“Step Outside Your Comfort Zone”







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The first in the series of five blog posts about teacher and career change is a fantastic story from teacher to meal-planner and it comes from Claire Gillies based in the UK. Claire shares her story about career change from Primary School Teacher to business owner: Claire has just l…

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