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End of school year prep!

End of school year prep!

Have you ever gotten to the end of the school year and realized just how much you need to do before the last bell rings? I know I have! Last year was especially difficult as there was construction happening at my building over summer and when school ended, we weren’t...

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For the love of teaching

For the love of teaching

We’re role models for the next generation. This is something I take into consideration every day when I walk into the classroom. How can I help support my students as they move towards adulthood? We get to be creative and think outside the box. There is more than one...

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8 ways to kick off the new year as an educator

8 ways to kick off the new year as an educator

Today I'm sharing with you eight ways to help you kick off the new year as an educator… to make your life, in and out of the classroom, simpler, more efficient, and better! 1. Remember your why. Why did you become a teacher? What about teaching brings you joy? On...

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My not so new phrase of the year

My not so new phrase of the year

I choose a word/phrase every year to set my intentions for the year ahead… instead of making resolutions. I wanted to share with you all what I decided, as this year I'm actually not changing my phrase of the year. When I choose my word or phrase, I allow it to come...

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7 easy and free ways to practice self-support

7 easy and free ways to practice self-support

Winter vacation is just around the corner and as a fellow educator myself, I know how hectic that can feel! Here's 7 easy and free ways to practice self-support as we wrap up 2023 and enter 2024... Prioritize yourself: put the oxygen mask on yourself first Set...

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Feel like nothing is going your way?

Feel like nothing is going your way?

Amy here with another lesson from nature. (check out the gorgeous location that I filmed the video for this blog here!) Whenever there are rocks in the stream… instead of letting them get in your way, choose to: → Flow around them → Flow with the stream of the water 🚫...

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How to create more ease in your life as an educator

How to create more ease in your life as an educator

Today let’s talk about how we can take our cues from nature in order to create more ease in our lives. Especially when life starts to throw us twists and turns and gusty winds, if you will. The trees are about to show us how beautiful it can be to let go. Pretty soon...

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Dear Balanced Living Diary…

Dear Balanced Living Diary…

Do you ever have days when your internal weather report would be “gusty winds”, and you’re feeling like you’re the leaves falling from the trees and being blown all over the place? (check out this video to see how one of my recent days like this went… click here!)...

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One easy way to feel calm

One easy way to feel calm

A quick tip to get you motivated, energized and even settled into a calmer state. Get outside! A little fresh air could give you a fresh perspective, even if it's a short five to ten minute spin around your school building or around your neighborhood. And bonus… the...

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Stress less this school year

Stress less this school year

I’m curious… do you have practices that you use to feel grounded and connected to yourself throughout the day, but especially when you’re feeling overwhelmed and stressed? As an educator, I’m grateful to have my yoga practice as well as other breathing & grounding...

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