Building Community is a Great Way to Build Health

  You may not equate community building and health building, but one simple way to build well being is to build relationships in your community.  Your community could be any group that you are a part of: church, school, neighborhood, etc.     So just as community building in our classrooms helps to create better relationships, lessen classroom management occurrences and provide students with a feeling of safety and security, building community relationships outside of school can help to create those same benefits in our lives.     We understand...

It’s Retreat Week!

While we're away this week at the annual Mindfulness for Educators retreat, take some time to create your own retreat.  What can you do this week to take care of yourself? Find some time for you? Slow down? Do something you love?   What are you doing for yourself during retreat week?  Add your comments below to share all of the great ways to retreat all in the comfort of your own home...

The Key to Increasing Physical Well-Being is Easier Than You Think!

  There are countless exercise regiments and workouts, numerous theories, gadgets and accouterments to help increase physical activity.  But today, I’m going to cut through all of the data and red tape and give you the straight information.     The bottom line is that just moving more will increase your health and well-being.  Period.  You don’t have to join a gym, take hours to lift weights every day, or pay for yoga classes...