Tag Archives: mindfulness

Introducing A New Blog Series

As 2019 begins, I’ve decided to challenge myself with a new blog series. I read Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar (my educational spirit animal!) midway through last year. I loved it, as I’ve loved all of … Continue reading

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My Word of 2019

Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe that it’s 2019 already. Just as I have for the last four years, I have selected a focus word for the year. This is different from setting new year’s resolutions. I choose to … Continue reading

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My Relaxing 5 Before 2019

My friend Mari wrote about this blogging challenge last week and I wanted to join in on the fun! The challenge asks us each to name 5 ways we will relax, or take time for ourselves, between now and the … Continue reading

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Does Stress Bring Out Your Best or Your Worst?

Stress.  It’s a daily part of life. Not all stress is bad. Not everyone reacts the same to stress. I find that stressful situations often bring out the best or the worst in people.  I have seen the best and … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned Skydiving

Today I experienced skydiving for the first time. Spoiler alert: I loved it!  But this post isn’t really about skydiving. I’d like to use this opportunity to check in on my word of the year for this year and for … Continue reading

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6th Blog Birthday

I like to celebrate the birthday of my blog every year (see 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th birthday posts). I started this blog over 2,000 days ago.  I take this annual birthday celebration time to reflect on my blogging … Continue reading

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Challenge (OLW 2017) Update

My word of the year is challenge. In January I wrote this about the focus this year: Here is what challenge means to me and what I hope it will bring in 2017. Professionally, I want to challenge myself to continue to expand my skills … Continue reading

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