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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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I’ve often heard the following suggestions for a quality life and don’t know where I have heard them, other than Terry Small, but I can say from experience that these are most important: 1. Read every day. 2. Compliment instead of criticize. 3. Embrace change rather than fear it. 4. Forgive others rather than holding Read more about How to Have a Quality Life[…]
Level 5 – Resonant Listening – Heartfelt, making a connection, hearing what they say and understanding what they feel. Level 4 – Reflective Listening – Listening to understand, hearing what is being said, and more importantly, what’s not being said. Level 3 – Respectful Listening – Attentive listening, wanting them to know they’ve been heard. Read more about 5 Levels of Listening[…]
I am inspired by Vijay Shetty’s post on LinkedIn about unlearning my beliefs and habits. I firmly believe that we grow up learning certain behaviour by those who role model for us and by ways to fit in to our community. Shetty states that he’s unlearning the following: 1. Ignoring my own boundaries to please Read more about Things I’m Unlearning[…]
I am fortunate to be able to do a daily meditation with a Daily Mindfulness app. The series I’m presently enjoying is with Melli O’Brien called Strength from Stillness. This morning O’Brien spoke of our need as human beings to tame the mind. She says that the human mind is a double-edged sword. Our mind Read more about We Need To Tame The Mind[…]
Joshua Baker inspired me with his suggestions for choices to make in 2022. I am forwarding his list to you in case they resonate with you. 1. Smile more. 2. Complain less. 3. Appreciate more. 4. Connect more. 5. Own less. 6. Encourage more. 7. Waste less. 8. Thank more. 9. Compete less. 10. Understand Read more about 2022 Wise Choices[…]
I’m not sure where I found the following wishes, but I’d like to share them with you. “May you be safe and protected. May you be free from suffering. May you be healthy and happy. May you live in ease. May you feel my love. May you accept yourself just as you are. May your Read more about Christmas Wishes[…]
Once again, Jon Gordon inspired me with his advice for today and every day! Gordon says to say the following to yourself and someone else: 1. You are loved! 2. You matter. 3. It’s okay to fail. Everyone does. Failure doesn’t define you, it can refine you. 4. Fear is normal. Go for it anyway. Read more about 6 Things to Tell Yourself[…]
Anne Beaulieu wrote a challenge for all women on LinkedIn about the importance of women to believe in themselves. When women believe in themselves, they show powerful leadership qualities. Beaulieu states, “You are a powerful woman. The most powerful women never back away from their own power. Take Eleanor Roosevelt for example. She acknowledged all Read more about Be Strong & Powerful[…]
I am frequently inspired by Jon Gordon. He inspired me with a post on showing up and doing the work, no matter what others say positively or negatively. I often am affected by the atmosphere of a situation, but I am also aware of the impact I can make to create a positive atmosphere wherever Read more about Show Up & Do the Work[…]
Jon Gordon inspired me with his post on LinkedIn about what we do and do not have within our control. Things Outside My Control: – Other people’s Actions – Other people’s Opinions – Other people’s Feelings – Other people’s Mistakes Things I Can Control: – My Attitude – My Effort – My Behavior – My Read more about Things Outside & Inside My Control[…]