Category: Mindfulness

The Dark Side of a Teacher’s Sunny Summer Vacation

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We’ve heard it all before…how lucky we are to be teachers.  We get so much time off. We don’t have to work over the summer….blah, blah, blah, blah.   This

Having trouble with too many distractions?

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The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another. ~William James Whatever we put our attention on will grow stronger in our life. ~Maharishi Mahesh 

Practice curiosity to let go of perfectionism…

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“Sit down before facts as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing.” ―

20 Tips for a C.A.L.M. Classroom Using Mindfulness & Social-Emotional Learning

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In the midst of back to school (or whatever that means to you) I just wanted to offer you a little sneak peek into last week’s workshop on mindfulness and

Building Teacher Resilience: Mindfulness for Teachers

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I don’t know about you, but these last few weeks have been overwhelming to say the least.  To put it mildly my teacher resilience is already being challenged– going back

The 4 Agreements for Building Classroom Relationships

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Can we agree that it’s all about relationships in a classroom? As much as the outside observer (i.e. most people who have never stepped foot in a classroom, but make

Heartfulness: Mindfulness for Teachers

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Guided mindfulness for teachers to generate positive emotions through heartfulness practice.

The Insight Timer STILL Holds Up for Teacher Self-Care

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Check out this teacher self-care app that has been completely free since its inception and promises to remain free “forever”...the Insight Timer.

Working with Difficult Emotions: Mindfulness for Teachers

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Guided mindfulness for teachers to work with inevitably difficult emotions to recharge so that you can continue educating children.

Find your mindful breath this summer

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Teacher mindfulness starts with deep breathing.

What can floundering strawberries teach us about our own wellbeing?

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One thing that I have come to believe is that nature knows what we should do, if we only pay attention. Nature can serve as a guide for how to

Listen to learn. Learn to listen…

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I’m not sure what has stopped me in my tracks more: the Covid-19 crisis that literally stopped me in my tracks or the protests for George Floyd and ending police violence in