Mini-Moments: Strategies For Mindfulness During the School Day

I’ll never forget a few years ago, I was sitting in my office working on a spreadsheet during testing season. It was also, coincidentally, Girl Scout Cookie season. I had received my box of Thin Mints, and started chugging away on sorting and tabbing some necessary (eh) matrix. Ten minutes later my colleague walked in…

Summer Reading List: Recharge & Reinvest!

Ahhhh the sweet, sweet smell of summer. Congratulations on your short respite from confiscating fidget spinners and covering lunch duties! Perhaps you will spend the summer turning pages on a remote island with a fresh adult beverage in your hand. Maybe you will read in from the comfort of your car as you wait for…

Overcoming Emotional Exhaustion: Protecting Your Bucket

This year has been rough. I have struggled to keep my head above water. Being an optimist, I wake up every day with the belief that “today will be different”. By 8:30am my anxiety is full fledged and I am stuck in a rut. For the first time in my career, I focus on the…