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The Benefits of Having a Vision Board

My students have been working on their own vision board. It has been an amazing experience for them and me! I have learned so many things about them I did not know. In all our discussions and planning, one of my students challenged me with the best question, “Are you going to make one too […]

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Classroom Yoga Tips for Test Preparation

Want your students to be relaxed, alert and confident before testing? Yoga is a great de-stressor to add to your morning. Here are a few ideas for mindfulness exercises prior to getting started! Begin with deep breathing. Sit in either Fire Log Pose or in your desk/chair with feet on the floor; one hand on […]

Living in the Moment

We recently had the opportunity to have a quiet moment on the beach of Lake Michigan.  It was a peaceful weekend at the end of my winter break and we returned to the mountains to ski. If there is a beach nearby, I am going to find it and walk. It allows me to be […]

Already Worried About Your 2019 Resolution?

With only a few days into 2019, you may be feeling a bit discouraged with your New Year’s resolution. The U.S. News reports by mid-February roughly 80% of all resolutions have failed. The definition of a resolution might be part of the problem for many of us.  A resolution is a firm decision to do […]