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Apps to Help Teachers De-Stress

Teaching is amongst the most rewarding experiences anyone can have, but it is also extremely tiring. Teachers carry with...

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Teaching is amongst the most rewarding experiences anyone can have, but it is also extremely tiring. Teachers carry with them an enormous amount of responsibility at all times. From being model humans to taking care of the children, they have their hands full for most of the day. Add to that checking papers and creating courses, and it becomes a full-day job that never seems to end.

Taking a break from work is an essential part of life. Getting carried away in our jobs can come back to haunt us later, often leading to health problems. Studies have shown that teachers suffer more stress than other workers. As a result, it is easy for everything to pile on, leading to an outburst or mental and physical fatigue. In a perfect world, teachers would have many options to rest and recuperate regularly, but that is not possible. So, to make life a simpler, here are a few different types of handy mobile apps that can help teachers de-stress after a hectic day. 

Sleep

Caffeine, it seems, is one of the little things most teachers have in their arsenal to keep them going throughout the day. Unfortunately, this means that sleep is also not easy to come at night. Apps such as Sleep Melodies or Awoken are excellent options for such a case. Not only do they help you sleep, but also monitor your progress over the night. As a result, you have a better idea of how you sleep. This can help diagnose any problems and also guide you to relax and rest, so you wake up refreshed and energised.  

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Meditation

Having a meditation app can prove to be quite beneficial during the day. You only require a few minutes of peace to regroup yourself and be ready for the world. The biggest advantage of apps like Headspace or Calm is that you can use them during school hours. Pick a quiet room, close your eyes, and forget about the world for five minutes. The results are remarkable.  

Casino

We all know that teaching should be amongst the most highly paid jobs, but it isn’t. Most schools struggle to pay their teachers a good salary and that too on time. For a teacher, though, money can be an issue, and something like a Euro Palace casino app can prove to have a double advantage. Casino games such as online slots, poker, and progressive jackpots are fun to play and takes the mind off our daily problems. They are quick and easy to learn and don’t require much investment, either. However, the returns can be life-changing or at least leave you with some extra cash to spend at your leisure. The euphoria one gets from winning or playing the games is quite the stress reliever.  

Comedy

A great way to shift the mood is comedy. After all, “laughter is the best medicine.” A great trick to have something ready is to download and save comedy sketches or TV series on your Netflix or YouTube app. This way, you can access them whenever you want, without needing to have an internet connection. It is also advisable to pick out videos that are mindless and don’t require much thinking. This recharges your brain while it laughs away to better health.  

Author: Lisa Golden

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