Resources and information about resiliency, self-care and mindful self-compassion .

Permission to Pause

We need to let go of the expectation that we can do it all. We can’t. We can only do one or two things well at a given time. To improve our well-being, we need to learn to set boundaries, realize that “less is more,” and practice “going slow to move forward.”  In...

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Giving and Receiving Compassion

As educators, during challenging times, we often forgo our own well-being to support others. This leads to added stress, overwhelm and illness. The most important practice we can remember is that we need to find a way to care for ourselves so we can care for others....

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Gratitude Meditation

This is a year like no other. In a recent article by the CBC, they share that “Teachers say return to school this fall has left them with overwhelming stress and a never-ending workload” and whether living in hot spots or areas with few cases, teachers are all...

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Heart-Warming Breathing

Taking a few minutes every day to pause, and to create space for growing our personal awareness, can have a huge impact on supporting our well-being. The practice below is a heart-warming, affectionate breathing practice. (If paying attention to your breath doesn't...

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Self-Compassion Break

Our days can be full of challenges and stressors. Self-compassion supports the fact that everyone struggles and suffers as a component of being a human being. It is unavoidable at times. Sometimes we forget that this is a human condition, and we fall into the trap of...

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Quieting the inner critic

This weekend I was on a writing retreat, working hard on editing the manuscript for the book I want to put into the world. I'm so excited about this work, but throughout the weekend I was filled with doubts. My inner-critic was strong and I was being very hard on...

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This week I did something new. I decided to go LIVE on Instagram to share a mindfulness and compassion practice. I was so nervous. Brene Brown calls these first-time experiences the FFT (fucking first times). They are terrifying, awkward and vulnerable. She shares...

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Pandemic Pendulum

"Nothing about living day-to-day in a pandemic feels normal – but we can choose to meet our suffering, worry and grief with compassion, kindness, and love" This is a new world we are existing in right now. As an educator, counsellor, and parent, nothing about living...

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AWE Method: Anchoring our Awareness

Educators are realizing that their wellbeing is important.  They are starting to prioritize self-care as a means of professional and personal development. The ultimate act of self-care is a self-compassion practice, where we as educators learn to treat ourselves...

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A practice to keep you grounded, even amongst the chaos.

When all else is crazy around you, keep this 5-minute meditation as your gift.  Enjoy Lisa’s voice for a grounding of your feet to the floor - anywhere, anytime.

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