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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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Self-Care: It’s NOT Selfish

Self-Care: It’s NOT Selfish

How to Create an at Home Self-Care Routine That Won’t Break the Bank Have you ever felt like you would love to take some time and give yourself a retreat at a day spa or other retreat center but you don’t do it because it either feels out of reach financially or you...

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