Creating Mindful Moments

Nilmini Ratwatte-HenstridgeBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: There are a number of strategies for creating mindful moments as an educator. Mindful moments will help you create balance in your teaching career. “We are the creators of our own destiny; with each moment we live, we have the opportunity to touch another life and make the moments count.” Mindfulness is a Buddhist-inspired spiritual awareness practice. It allows … Read More

Meeting the Needs of a Stressed Generation

Jennifer Haston-MaciejewskiBlog, Connect Better, Self Care Better

TL;DR: Students of all ages face many stressors in their daily lives. Mindfulness is just one approach we can take to address the needs of a stressed generation. Emotional regulation uses strategies to guide anxiety, worry, and distress to harness those feelings and achieve specific goals in life, and in the classroom. “Our children are our greatest treasure. They are … Read More

Mind full or Mindful?

Bryan ZwemkeBlog, Innovate Better, Lead Better, Manage Better, Survival

In this Post The reality of a mental health day (MHD). Take steps to better your mental status through 10-15 min of purposeful you time. Daily reflection is key. Build in supports to make each day manageable. At certain points of a school year, you may hear someone talking about taking a mental health day (MHD) – you may have … Read More