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Bite-Sized Balance Tip: Live Every Moment of Summer!

Bite-Sized Balance Tip: Live Every Moment of Summer!

Welcome to July! How does reading that month make you feel? Do you smile and feel the spaciousness of summer? Or do you feel a little constricted and start to worry about time flying by? Thoughts and feelings like either of these are completely natural and also okay...

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Bite-Sized Balance Tip: Reflection Time

Bite-Sized Balance Tip: Reflection Time

I hope you are all settling into summer and enjoying some space in your schedule. Along with all of the fun summer activities you might be doing, setting aside some reflection time could be a useful and meaningful step toward fully diving into doing what you love...

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Bite-Sized Balance Tip: Release the school year

Bite-Sized Balance Tip: Release the school year

We made it! I don’t know about you, but for me, this school year was something. There were a whole lot of positive things, AND I also had some aspects that were really rough spots. I know I need to do some releasing and letting go. How about you? Here’s a Bite-Sized...

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Bite-Sized Balance Tip: Read something uplifting

Bite-Sized Balance Tip: Read something uplifting

A post for my Educator Community... How are you doing with living your most balanced life both in and out of school? I emphasize your because that definitely looks different for everyone. I am always saving uplifting words that I see so that I can come back to them...

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Teacher Joy Box

Teacher Joy Box

Do you ever start feeling down as a teacher wondering if you’re even making an impact?  I think we’ve all been there. Sometimes I get into those spots where I feel myself in a funk, particularly around this time of year when students and teachers alike are feeling...

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Anything is Enough

Anything is Enough

One of the things I love to do when I’m preparing to teach a yoga class is to find a poem or piece of writing that inspires me and then pull it into my class and let a theme flow from there. Recently as I was getting ready for my 30 minute Express Gentle Yoga class, I...

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Less self doubt. More courage.

Let’s talk about courage. Each January I choose a word that speaks to my intentions for the coming year.  I started doing this when a friend recommended the book One Word That Will Change Your Life by Jon Gordon, Dan Britton, and Jimmy Page. My attention goes to...

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Infusing Yoga and Mindfulness into the Classroom

Infusing Yoga and Mindfulness into the Classroom

When we think about shaping the future of our world, we often think about today’s youth, what they are, and what they may become. What they are right now is stressed out!  I had a conversation last school year with one of my 8th grade Spanish classes that made me feel...

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How to respond versus react

How to respond versus react

Every single day, life comes our way, bringing with it a variety of situations that may not always be pleasant.  We always have a choice about what we do as a result.  Let's talk about how you can learn to respond - rather than react - to the things that are going on...

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How to make a mind jar for calm and ease

How to make a mind jar for calm and ease

Today I want to talk to you a little bit about making a mind jar. (Watch the full video about how to use it below!) A mind jar is a tool that you can use whenever you need to feel a little bit of calm. Here’s what a mind jar looks like - check out the picture. I'm...

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