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5 Things

Inspired by this blog idea by a lifestyle blog I follow, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on 5 things I miss, 5 things I don’t miss, and 5 things I’m grateful for right now. As hard as … Continue reading

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The New Abnormal

It’s been over a week since I’ve written a blog post. Writing is one of those things that normally brings me peace, that relaxes me, and that helps me reflect. Unfortunately, the last week of my life brought so many … Continue reading

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Checking in on Grace 2020

Recently I’ve been spending more time writing in my own private journal.¬† Throughout my entire life I have gone through phases where I journaled a lot, and then wouldn’t write for a year, and then would journal sporadically and then … Continue reading

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Building Resiliency: May

In January of 2019 I began a deep dive in Elena Aguilar’s Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators and the accompanying workbook. I hope to share some of my reflections as I build daily habits to strength my own resilience … Continue reading

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A Moment of Gratitude

Research (Greater Good from UC Berkley and Dartmouth)¬†tells us that reflecting on our gratitude has physical and mental benefits. After spending the last two weeks sad and angry, surrounded by negative messages in the news and social media feeds, I … Continue reading

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Thankful Thursday

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful. As the year continues to fly by, and I reflect on my mindfulness and gratitude, I have a lot for which to be thankful. My family, many of whom now live closer to … Continue reading

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Yet Another Day in the Life {Summer Edition}

This is a glance at a typical day for a district administrator during the summer. As you will see, “summer” has a very different definition for those of us who work at the district office! I’m waiting to see one … Continue reading

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March Mindfulness

2015 is the year of mindfulness for me. This is my one little word, my focus, my hope and wish, and my practice. A few times this month I used the hashtag #mindfulness when posting pictures. It served as both … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Update #2

As February draws to a close, I am reflecting on where and how I have been mindful. February was not as easy as January in terms of my focus word of mindfulness. This month ushered in some health problems and … Continue reading

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Gratitude

I often hear it referenced that you can make yourself happier, less stressed, if you make note of what you are grateful for on a regular basis. Today was a great day that I am truly grateful for, and I … Continue reading

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