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“Teachers in Transition” offers advice, counsel, and information about teacher burnout, stress and management strategies for teachers (or anyone feeling stressed and overwhelmed) along with career advice for those who want to leave the teaching profes


48 - What You Should Know about Stress and Your Cortisol Level
Feb 27 • 16 min
Stress affects us in a variety of ways including mentally, physically, and emotionally. We sometimes feel the emotional and mental impact of stress, and we may be aware of some of the physical symptoms, but few people know about how stress impacts a…
47 - How to Research Your Next Job, Company, or Industry
Feb 20 • 16 min
If you are thinking of changing your job or career, chances are you feel stuck, and one of the reasons you feel stuck is that you don’t know what you would like to do instead. In fact, you don’t even know what you might be qualified to do instead….
46 - Self-Care Strategies
Feb 10 • 19 min
Self-care is not selfish, but a lot of people think that it is. They think self-care is for other people. Or they convince themselves that they have to take care of other people first. You ignore your need to take care of yourself at your own peril,…
45 - Interview with Suzanne Klein, Former Teacher Turned Serial Entrepreneur
Feb 6 • 24 min
In this episode, I interview former teacher turned serial entrepreneur, Suzanne Klein of “Rewrite Your Future.”
44 - Middle School Teachers are Feeling High Levels of Stress
Jan 28 • 25 min
A recently released study conducted by the University of Missouri indicates that 94% of middle school teachers are feeling high levels of stress. Needless to say, that is very alarming. Interestingly, the article posted in Science Daily entitled, “Nearl…
43 - Interview with Brittany Long of “Life After Teaching”
Jan 21 • 20 min
in today’s episode, I chat with Brittany Long of “Life After Teaching.”
42 - Stress and Some Startling Statistics
Jan 16 • 22 min
People are increasingly stressed out as we enter the new year and a new decade. Learn some startling statistics about stress in this episode.
41 - Want a New Career in 2020? Learn How to Get Started Here
Jan 9 • 16 min
If you want a new job or a career change in 2020 you need to create a plan and start taking action.
40 - How Stressed Are You as You Enter 2020?
Jan 2 • 8 min
As we enter the New Year and a whole new decade (Happy 2020!) it may be time to assess your stress level. Download your free assessment here.
39 - Why Not to Slack Off Your Job Search During the Holidays
Dec 19, 2019 • 12 min
The holidays are not the time to slack off your job search efforts.
38 - How to Manage Your Stress During the Holidays
Dec 12, 2019 • 19 min
The holiday seasons is stressful. Learn how to manage your stress during this busy holiday season.
37 - Why You Need to Ask Questions at the End of An Interview
Dec 5, 2019 • 15 min
If you want a job, you need to prepare for the interview which includes creating great questions to ask the interviewer at the end.
36 - The Importance of Practicing Gratitude Every Day
Nov 28, 2019 • 10 min
A Happy Thanksgiving Day message and a reminder to practice gratitude every day to relieve your stress and improve your life overall.
35 - Some Do’s and Don’ts for Resume Writing
Nov 21, 2019 • 14 min
Do’s and don’ts of resume writing especially for teachers who want to change career lanes.
34 - The Importance of Sleep for Stress Management
Nov 14, 2019 • 16 min
Too many people think they can delay and defer sleep and still feel good. The truth is they can’t.
33 - Mindset and the Successful Job Search or Career Change
Nov 7, 2019 • 14 min
When one undertakes a job search or career change, they need to adopt a positive mindset that will carry them through the entire process.
32 - Clutter and Its Effect on Stress
Oct 31, 2019 • 20 min
Clutter may have a negative effect on your mental, emotional, and even your financial health.
31 - Special Guest, Becky Berry, Career Coach
Oct 23, 2019 • 20 min
Today’s episode features a special guest, Becky Berry, Career Coach.
30 - Why People Don’t Change Careers Even When They Want To
Oct 17, 2019 • 24 min
If you want to make a job or career change, you need to take action to make it happen.
29 - Stress Management and the Power of Gratitude
Oct 10, 2019 • 14 min
Thinking about what you can be grateful for can be a great stress management tool.
28 - When You Have Passion & Purpose, You Can Forget About Failure
Oct 3, 2019 • 13 min
Passion and purpose are important components of a happy and fulfilling life.
27 - Stress Management: There’s an App for That
Sep 26, 2019 • 13 min
stress, stress management, stress relief, help with stress
26 - “What Am I Qualified to Do?” is the Wrong Question to Ask
Sep 19, 2019 • 18 min
Most people start a new job search thinking about what they may be qualified to do. I suggest that that is the wrong question. Listen to find out why.
25 - Illnesses that are Triggered or Aggravated by Stress
Sep 12, 2019 • 13 min
Certain diseases and conditions that cause pain and discomfort in the body can be triggered and aggravated by stressful events.
24 - What Drives the Career Choices We Make?
Sep 5, 2019 • 18 min
This episodes asks what drives people’s career choices.
23 - Not All Stress is Bad!
Aug 29, 2019 • 15 min
We tend to think stress is only a bad thing to be avoided or eliminated but not all stress is bad!
22 - What is Your Elevator Pitch?
Aug 22, 2019 • 12 min
Job seekers and career changers need to communicate what they want to do next and that is where a well-crafted “elevator pitch” comes in handy.
21 - Fun as a Stress Management Technique
Aug 15, 2019 • 9 min
Fun is often an overlooked stress management strategy, but we could all use more fun in our lives and it helps destress the brain, the body, and the spirit.
20 - Things You Need to Know About Writing Your Resume
Aug 8, 2019 • 18 min
Many people overthink what they should put in their resume when what they really need to do is keep it simple.
19 - Results of a Teacher Burnout Survey
Aug 1, 2019 • 21 min
This episode covers the results of the “world’s largest teacher burnout survey” conducted by James Anthony.
18 - Do You Need LinkedIn? Yes, You Do!
Jul 25, 2019 • 19 min
Learn why LinkedIn is key to your professional success whether your are actively looking for a new job or not.
17 - Meditation, Mindfulness, and Prayer for Stress Management
Jul 18, 2019 • 19 min
When managing stress, some practices that can be beneficial include daily meditation, intentional mindfulness, and prayer.
16 - How to Rebrand Yourself When Changing Your Career
Jul 11, 2019 • 21 min
When you change careers, you have to think about yourself differently which means you need to rebrand yourself.
15 - Breathing for Stress Management
Jul 4, 2019 • 17 min
Breathing may be something you don’t think much about, but breathing should not be taken for granted and can be used for stress relief and management.
14 - What You Need to Know about the Applicant Tracking System
Jun 27, 2019 • 14 min
If you are job hunting, you need to pay special attention to the job description so that you can tweak your resume so that you will get through the Applicant Tracking System.
13 - Exercise for Stress Management
Jun 20, 2019 • 10 min
Along with staying hydrated, eating well, and getting enough sleep to feel your best and to manage your stress, you need to work exercise into your day-to-day routine.
12 - Sleep for Stress Management
Jun 13, 2019 • 16 min
stress, stress management, stress relief, help with stress, sleep, sleep science
11 -What Are You “Qualified” to Do?
Jun 6, 2019 • 14 min
Are you ready for a job or career change but don’t know what you are “qualified” to do so you feel stuck? Maybe that’s the wrong question to be asking.
10 - Stress Management with Good Nutrition
May 30, 2019 • 13 min
Learn how eating for good nutrition is a way to help you manage your stress more effectively and proactively.
Teachers in Transition, Episode 9, “When Changing Careers, Seek Clarity Over Confusion”
May 23, 2019 • 14 min
This episode the importance of taking time to gain clarity about what you want to do next when you are facing a possible job or career change.
8 - Interview with Melissa Wolf of Balance Health and Wellness
May 16, 2019 • 17 min
In today’s episode, I chat with Melissa Wolf, the founder of Balance Health and Wellness where we talk about the importance of managing stress.
7 - 4 Signs You Need to Change Careers
May 9, 2019 • 21 min
Be aware of these 4 signs that it may be time for you to change your job or career.
6 - The Importance of Staying Hydrated to Manage Your Stress
May 1, 2019 • 19 min
stress, stress management, stress relief, help with stress
5 - Career Change Roadmap
Apr 25, 2019 • 15 min
Teachers in Transition – Episode 5 – Career Change Roadmap – Download Your Free CopyBefore starting any job search or career change, you should undertake a thoughtful approach. Think about your strengths, gifts, and talents, and prioritize what it is…
1 - Introduction-Who is Kitty Boitnott and What is Teachers in Transition - 4/5/19, 2:06 PM
Apr 16, 2019 • 17 min
An introduction to Kitty Boitnott and why you may want to listen to “Teachers in Transition.”
4 - How Stressed Are You? Take This Free Stress Assessment and Find Out
Apr 15, 2019 • 14 min
Check your stress level with this free tool and determine if you are in the “normal” range or if you are over-stressed.
Teachers in Transition Episode 3 - How to Start a Job Search or Career Change
Apr 15, 2019 • 17 min
Learn the #1 challenge every job seeker or career changer faces when undertaking a career change.
2 - What Stress is and Where it Starts
Apr 12, 2019 • 19 min
stress, stress management, stress relief, mindset, afirmations