005 Emotional spending - Does teaching stress affect your spending?
We already know about teaching stress and its impact on our health, but what about the impact on our money? Do you spend more when you are stressed, sad, or struggling to control your emotions? If so, you are not alone. Come along and listen as teachers Sarah and Jackie chat about their experiences of teacher stress, being an emotional spender, and controlling spending.
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Teaching is indeed a noble profession but there is no doubt that it can be very stressful and some of us resort to overspending just to get that boost that we need to keep going.
In this episode, we have fellow teachers Sarah and Jackie here to share their experiences in teaching and emotional spending. We'll get to hear their lovely stories with their students as well as the stress that goes along with teaching. There are other factors affecting our spending and we'll discuss those in this episode, together with the different strategies we can use to keep it under control.
[00:01:00] Welcome to the show Sarah and Jackie!
[00:02:30] What do you love about teaching?
[00:04:00] What do you find most stressful about teaching?
[00:06:00] Teaching has an impact on your money
[00:08:00] Teaching stress and emotional spending
[00:09:00] Then comes the guilt feeling
[00:10:00] Spiraling out of control
[00:13:30] Ways to control overspending
[00:17:30] Discussing your emotional spending struggles
[00:21:30] The impact on your bottom line
[00:24:00] How to stop emotional spending
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Hi, I’m Eileen Adamson, teacher, money coach and co-host of BBC podcast Clever About Cash. I help female teachers to become happier, healthier and wealthier.