Awareness, Mindfulness, Self Improvement

Out of Sorts

As I continue my mindful path, I've noticed that when one feels out of sorts it's a bit of a heightened noticing. So much of being mindful and approaching your life and days with mindfulness is awareness. I've become acutely aware of feeling out of sorts. Another part of mindfulness is accepting our feelings and… Continue reading Out of Sorts

Journey, Mindfulness, Self Improvement

As Summer Begins, A Process Unfolds

Yes, I know the season of summer doesn't actually begin for a few weeks now, but for a teacher, well, it starts the moment you leave that building for the last time. As much happiness there is in ending another year and sending children on, hopefully a bit better than they were when you met… Continue reading As Summer Begins, A Process Unfolds

Journey, Life Lessons, Self Improvement

To Venture Within

Something I learned, quite recently, is that on the path to self-improvement, you inevitably must look within yourself. Because at the end of the day, what you are improving isn't your outer circumstances or the world around you, but actually yourself. And what's inside you. Not physically, of course, but your mind, your attitudes, your… Continue reading To Venture Within

Books, Education, Self Improvement

Summer Reading

As an elementary school teacher, the encouraging of summer reading is near the top of the list of End of Year activities. So, as this school year says goodbye and summer break says hello, I thought I'd create a little summer reading list of my own. If you know of a good book, please leave… Continue reading Summer Reading