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

Permission to Fall Apart and Start Again

Dear Friends   April is here and so is spring and most importantly YOU. You continue to give yourself permission through 2021 and your growth game is amazing. Perhaps, if like me, some days are hard to see how far you've come then take a moment...

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Permission to know your thoughts.

Dear friends. March is here and so are you. You officially made it through the first two months of 2021. It's time to take a pause to reflect, turn inward, and remind yourself that this month - this moment - is a new opportunity to begin again. I invite you to take a...

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Permission to love yourself!

Dear Friends How are you?  Did you manage to get through the 732 days of January with some semblance of feeling grounded and connected?  In January, I invited you to give yourself some permission to show up just as you are, how did that feel?  Showing up as yourself...

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Permission to show up as you are.

Dear FriendsI haven’t written lately because I didn't know what to say. All the leaders in business and community building say the most important thing is to consistently show up. To ensure your community knows that you will be there for them. This makes so much sense...

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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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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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