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Jon talks with a variety of special guests who each have their own insights and stories to share about wellbeing and personal development.
Lockdown – a child’s perspective
By Jon
18th January 2021
Lockdown – a child’s perspective

In this episode Jon speaks with Leo from LTA psychology.   Leo gives 4 Tips to help you get through Lockdown – Leo is only 11 years old and has used the Lockdown’s to create his own psychology YouTube channel called LTA psychology.  He gives insight and perspective into what it’s like to be child during lockdown…

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6 inspirational quotes to help teachers through the pandemic
By Jon
5th November 2020
6 inspirational quotes to help teachers through the pandemic

Viktor Frankl was an Austrian psychologist who survived several years of imprisonment within concentration camps, during WW2. Through his experiences he is well known for helping the wellbeing and mental health of millions with his book ‘A mans search for meaning’. In this video we show his 6 most famous and inspirational quotes to help…

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Become Inspired by Life on Time Podcast

Welcome to Life on time’s Become Inspired podcast. We hope you enjoy being here and go away with tools that can help you and your students performance and wellbeing.
Lockdown – a child’s perspective
By Jon
18th January 2021
Lockdown – a child’s perspective

In this episode Jon speaks with Leo from LTA psychology.   Leo gives 4 Tips to help you get through Lockdown – Leo is only 11 years old and has used the Lockdown’s to create his own psychology YouTube channel called LTA psychology.  He gives insight and perspective into what it’s like to be child during lockdown…

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Financial wellbeing tips for teachers
By Jon
9th December 2020
Financial wellbeing tips for teachers

With the latest news of pay freezes for teachers we thought it really important to touch on financial wellbeing.  We know finances can impact our wellbeing so in our latest podcast we speak to Ryan Briggs, Client Relationship Manager at Wronski Wealth Management and accredited specialist in financial education and wellbeing. Financial wellbeing is a state…

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Diary of a teacher in Lockdown

Teacher in lockdown – Jez back to school in uncertain times
By Jon
23rd September 2020
Teacher in lockdown – Jez back to school in uncertain times

With these uncertain times upon us again, Jez wanted to share his thoughts with other teachers out there who are back to school. Please get involved on our facebook group Teachers in Lockdown

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Teacher in Lockdown – my final post…
By Jon
3rd July 2020
Teacher in Lockdown – my final post…

With it being my final week at school and lockdown finally easing across the UK, I feel it’s the right time to make this my final post in the teacher in lockdown diary. I hope everyone who has watched the videos has found it as therapeutic as me, but I doubt it! Keep an eye…

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Movement & Mindfulness

Join Jez for his Movement & Mindfulness sessions - helping you switch off, become present and improve your conditioning and flexibility.
Movement & Mindfulness – Ep 8 – Build your core mobility
By Jon
30th November 2020
Movement & Mindfulness – Ep 8 – Build your core mobility

In this episode Jez works your core mobility muscles around your glutes and hip flexors. These are the main muscle groups which keep us mobile and the muscles that easily get tight. In this episode he gives some great tips on how to strengthen and flex the muscles which will help you keep mobile. If…

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Movember & Movement HIIT session – with Jez
By Jon
20th November 2020
Movember & Movement HIIT session – with Jez

Movember is here as Jez takes it up a notch in the Movember & Movement HIIT session. It maybe dark outside but you can still get your fill of endorphins with this indoor workout.

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youmatter wellbeing series

The youmatter wellbeing series has bite size hints and tips for teachers, students and parents to help improve whole school wellbeing. Featuring Dr Bear, Jon Ford and special guests...
Calm your mind in 5 with this simple breathing technique
By Jon
16th December 2020
Calm your mind in 5 with this simple breathing technique

In this 5 minute episode we will be sharing a breathing technique to help you calm your mind which is used by the navy seals to help them stay calm and focused in tense situations. Focusing on our breathing is the simplest and most natural way to calm our mind and body. With practice this…

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3 tips to help you get through Lockdown 2.0
By Jon
4th November 2020
3 tips to help you get through Lockdown 2.0

In this short 5 minute episode Jon gives 3 simple tips to help you get through the new imposed lockdown.   We thought it was a good time to offer some simple goal setting tips to limit its effect on your mindset and wellbeing. This pandemic has taken one key thing from all of us and…

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