Finding Mindful Moments

How many of your days and weeks seem to run together?  You start fresh on a Monday morning and then by Friday you have no idea what happened to your week.  It all becomes one big blur to the finish and then you start all over again after a brief weekend reprieve.  Does any of that consistent running sound familiar?   If you’re sick of the running and remembering your weeks as one big blur, there may be a solution that could work for you...

Add Some Gratitude to Your Lesson Plans

It’s easy to find the bad and to the feel the stress of being an educator in today’s world.  Our students are held to impossibly high standards that we are expected to teach to, our class sizes are getting increasingly larger and our support is getting amazingly smaller.  It’s no wonder we spend most of our free time commiserating to fellow teachers, not talking about these realities at all, bottling up our frustration or just counting the days to the next weekend, break or vacation....

4 Steps to Find Your Lost Time

As teachers, there is a lot of competition for our time.  At a very basic level, we have lessons to plan, content to teach, students to connect with, papers to grade, relationships to nurture, scrapes to bandage, hearts to mend.  Beyond school, we have all of our other personal responsibilities.  These vary among us but one thing is for sure...