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Mentorship in Schools
For development of success in the new technology age, some of our workshops include things such as: theory, practice and role playing, and developing strategies for successful leadership for personal and public success.
For exploring the role of mindfulness in schools and to learn how to introduce mindfulness skills to children and young people, we offer: mindfulness for educators, development teaching, creating visions, peacekeepers and student leadership.
Learn to be mindful and teach mindfully by creating an umbrella of opportunities for a safe and caring (mindful) school with resources and professional development. We offer many TEACHABLES to help mindfulness become important.
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Through the years of teaching, consulting and leadership, I have discovered many BEST PRACTICES for successful learning. Best practices such as solution focused thinking, mindfulness, developmental teaching, student leadership and role playing. As well as training and coaching opportunities which include: personal (one-on-one) mentorship, small group mentorship and large group training. LEADERSHIP TRAINING is for people who want to empower others in their personal lives, business and education. While MINDFULNESS involves acceptance ... meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them. Without believing, for instance, that there is a “right” or “wrong” way to think or feel in any given moment.
... for oneself, educators, parents, students and YES, even business owners.
... for people who want to empower others in their personal lives, business and education.
... WDWP (What - Do - Work - Plan).
... for people who want to be stronger and more confident in controlling one's life.
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This weekend I realized more than ever how much I need people in my life to feel whole. I called my friends to join me for a walk in nature and I was lucky enough to get one walk in. What a boost to my spirit! This morning I found this quote on LinkedIn that Read more about We Need People More Than Things[…]
Charlie Chaplin lived 88 years. He left us 4 statements: 1. Nothing is forever in this world. 2. I love walking in the rain because no one can see my tears. 3. The most lost day in life is the day we don’t laugh. 4. 6 best doctors in the world… – The sun – Read more about Foundation of All Good Qualities[…]
Sharon Domine posted a jar of “Gratitude” on LinkedIn which summarizes my thoughts entirely. It reads, “Take a dose every morning; may cause shifts in perspective; may cause feelings of abundance; decreased feelings of fear and anxiety.” Personally, I have experienced beautiful days of positive attitude whenever I repeat my gratitude mantra daily, twice a Read more about Gratitude Heals[…]
I love the inspiration of Sharon Domine who posted ways to be and say kindness: You are a kind person. You make me laugh. You inspire me to be better. You make a difference to me. You are creative. Your ideas matter. You are someone I trust. You are someone that matters. Keep being who Read more about Kindness Matters[…]
Once again, Sharon Domine posted an inspiration about leadership that I use personally. Great Managers/leaders say the following: 1. How can I help? 2. What do you think? 3. I trust you and our team. 4. I appreciate your commitment. 5. Thanks for working hard. 6. I was wrong, I’m sorry. 7. Your career path Read more about Language of Successful Managers[…]
Who doesn’t love it when someone reads a story aloud to them? Sharon Domine shared some benefits of reading aloud with students. They are: – Expands vocabulary – Improves comprehension – Strengthens imagination – Fun & fellowship – Creates a life interest in reading – Increases attention span So, if you have the opportunity to Read more about Great Reasons for Reading Aloud[…]
Eric Hoffer said, “In a time of change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned usually find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer exists.” I have long believed in the power of learning. I find myself getting excited about any new learning I can do. I read books Read more about The Importance of Being a Learner[…]
I have always believed that “nobody is perfect.” However, that is not what my body remembers when I make a mistake. Whenever I make a mistake my body goes into freeze mode. Sometimes I am able to say to myself, “Nobody is perfect. It’s okay to make a mistake. What can I learn from this?” Read more about Nobody is Perfect[…]
I have always been drawn to the idea of teamwork. This morning I am inspired by John Maxwell so says, “Teamwork makes the dream work.” One person is too small to achieve greatness. It’s much easier to add value to anything you do by doing it together. Having other people on our team helps us Read more about Teams Work Better Than Doing it Alone[…]
Sara Westbrook emailed some thoughts about perfection which inspired me to reflect on my own imperfections. As much as I agree that nobody is perfect, I still struggle with my imperfections. I believe that mistakes are human and opportunities for learning. However, our society frowns on mistakes and we often succumb to our previous experiences Read more about Perfection is Impossible[…]