Skip to main content
Teach Happier! Small shifts. Big gifts.

Teach Happier! Small shifts. Big gifts.

By Suzanne Dailey
This weekly podcast is designed to help anyone working in schools incorporate small shifts. These small shifts, practiced over time, will make a positive impact in school AND at home. In these 5 minute episodes, Suzanne will share a little story and invite listeners to incorporate a small shift in their upcoming week. At the end of the week, listeners can reflect to see if it increased their happiness at home or at school.
Listen on
Where to listen
Breaker Logo


Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo


Spotify Logo


Currently playing episode

December is the new August

Teach Happier! Small shifts. Big gifts.

December is the new August

Teach Happier! Small shifts. Big gifts.

Summer Stillness
In this final episode of the season, we learn the importance of prioritizing stillness during our upcoming summer.
May 30, 2021
The Secret of Life
In this episode, we learned the secret of life according to Ralph and Beverly Olney.
May 23, 2021
Love Lives Here
In this episode, we are invited to be sure our students feel loved in the final weeks of school.
May 16, 2021
Powerful Passwords
In this episode, we consider how a small revision to our computer passwords can serve as a reminder to live like rational optimists
May 9, 2021
Total Phone Makeover
In this episode, we learn 5 small shifts we can do with our phones that will help increase our happiness.
May 2, 2021
Find the Good Old Days. Today.
In this episode, we learn how to scan for the good and recognize days that we will look back on with happiness and gratitude.
April 25, 2021
The 4th Quarter is Ours
How do we enter the 4th quarter of the school year with the energy and optimism we started with? Tune into this 5 min episode to find out
April 18, 2021
Let’s Reflect!
In this episode, we will quickly recap the lessons we’ve learned in the past 10 weeks. We will reflect to see which small shifts have significantly increased our happiness at work and at home.
April 11, 2021
In this 3 minute episode, we hear a quick story about how we can notice and celebrate the good things in our lives.
April 4, 2021
Inspire Serendipity
In this bonus episode, we hear 4 short stories that inspire us to consider the impact when we tuck love into the mundane moments of our school day.
April 2, 2021
You are HERE
In this episode we learn how to shift our thinking to help us be as present as possible, which increases our sense of purpose and happiness.
March 28, 2021
Universally Loved
In this episode, we are invited to notice the many ways the universe cares for us as we move through our days.
March 21, 2021
Yes, thank you.
In this episode, we learn how to receive help when we need it most.
March 14, 2021
Weekend Happier!
In this episode, we learn how to proactively plan for time & space during the weekend so we can feel restored when we return to school Monday.
March 7, 2021
Tis the Season
In this bonus episode, we learn how to process this challenging time in education as a rational optimist.
March 1, 2021
Wake up for bedtime
In this episode, we learn a small shift that helps frame our day anchored in a bedtime goal.
February 28, 2021
What’s Next?
In this 5 minute episode, we will learn a practice that immediately increases our happiness during a tiring or overwhelming moment in our day.
February 21, 2021
Feeling Stuck? Start Here.
In this episode, we learn more about the fastest way to boost our own happiness- by boosting the happiness of those around us!
February 14, 2021
Teacher to-dos
In this episode we learn 3 strategies that help us feel accomplished when tackling our teacher to-dos. We also take a moment to celebrate some of these lessons entering the classroom!
February 7, 2021
Mind Your Own Business
In this five minute episode, we learn how to mind our own business in efforts to protect our headspace and heartspace.
February 1, 2021
Time to Reflect
In this episode, we take a moment to reflect on what we’ve learned in the past 2 months and consider what is making a positive impact at work or at home.
January 31, 2021
Win Today
In this episode, we envision how to define success as we move throughout our day.
January 24, 2021
Just Say No
This episode shares how to clear some space in our hearts and heads when we feel overwhelmed helping others.
January 17, 2021
Use it all up!
This 4 minute episode will share the small shift to “use it all up” when we need a little adjustment to our outlook.
January 10, 2021
What Could Go Right?
In this episode, we learn how our perspective and perception can be impacted by asking, “What could go right?”
January 3, 2021
BONUS EPISODE #2: Be Like Beverly
New year new you? Nah. Let’s just try to be a bit more like Beverly and see how that increases our happiness in this new year.
January 1, 2021
Holiday Hello from Suzanne!
This is just a quick holiday hello that gives us something to think about as we continue to invest in our happiness in 2021.
December 27, 2020
December is the new August
This episode will share strategies to reclaim our sunny August selves in the cold month of December.
December 20, 2020
Find Your Keys. Find Your Happiness.
This episode helps us examine our life and prioritize what contributes to our overall happiness.
December 13, 2020
Do Less. Better.
In this episode, we consider the commitments, decisions and tasks that are on our plate and consider what stays on and what comes off.
December 6, 2020
This is our first BONUS EPISODE! Suzanne reads her monthly blog post from the Teach Better site. In this episode, she shares a small language shift that can help us when we are losing control in our personal or professional lives.
December 1, 2020
Act the Way You Want to Feel
This 5 minute episode will invite a shift that takes 5 seconds or less!
November 29, 2020
Welcome to the Teach Happier Podcast!
This is a podcast for anyone who works in schools! This introduction provides an overview how this weekly podcast can help infuse happiness in your life at work and at home - in 5 minutes or less!
November 22, 2020