Are you like us, always looking for social-emotional learning and self-regulation strategies to add to your teacher toolbox? In this episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast, we share an awesome no prep mindfulness activity for your toolbox! An all around feel-good activity, and a student favourite, too! #socialemotionallearning #selfregulation Classroom Ideas | Classroom Mindfulness
Before modern technology made it possible to illuminate darkness in the middle of winter and ship produce around the world throughout the year, our ancestors lived in close alignment with the cyclical nature of the seasons. Many around the world held rituals and celebrations for the various phases of these cycles.Today, more and more people […] The post 6 Mindful Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
Ah, the myths around yoga and its almost magic detox effects. If you google detox yoga, you’ll get over 41,000,000 search results. And beyond 7,000,000 results, if you change your phrase to “detox yoga classes”. Well, there must be something about it then, right? But what if we told you that “detox yoga” is a myth? […] The post Myths and Facts How Yoga Contributes to Body Detox appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
Meditation, mindfulness and manifesting. You may have heard of them. You may even have tried one, or even all of them. Individually, they can be very powerful and help to discover more about your mind, body and spirit. But, when used alongside each other, the positive power they can produce can be life and mind-set […] The post How to Harness the Power of Meditation, Mindfulness, and Manifesting appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
Juneteenth 2022 celebrates 157 years since the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States, and at the same time it recalls a painful past. Mindfulness helps us to honor this past, best celebrate the present, and chart a better course for the future.In this inquiry into the connection between mindfulness and social justice, we’ll […] The post Juneteenth, Mindfulness and the Ongoing Work Toward Social Justice appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
In this short Youtube training video for K-12 teachers, you’ll learn how to successfully start a #classroom mindfulness practice with Educalme. Educalme is a co-regulation program created by #teachers that gives you and your students the tools, strategies and common vocabulary to manage emotions and behaviours mindfully. No prep required! Self-Regulation | Social Emotional Learning | Mindfulness in the Classroom
If your life has been touched by mindfulness, you may feel the urge to share it with others to help them reduce their suffering. As a mindfulness teacher, you want others to feel the same sense of ease and peace that mindfulness may have brought into your days.When teaching mindfulness, it’s normal to experience hesitation, […] The post How to Overcome Impostor Syndrome and Share Mindfulness From the Heart appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
As a mindfulness teacher, one of the first practices that you may introduce to your students or clients is mindfulness of breath. Because breathing is something we all do, this makes mindfulness of breathing a very accessible beginner practice. It requires very little explanation beforehand and doesn’t even need to be introduced as a meditation.If […] The post 10 Tips for Teaching Mindfulness of Breathing Practices appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
Sometimes we all have days when we spend much of our mental energy on everything other than what’s in front of us now. We get anxious about tomorrow, replay a situation that happened yesterday, or worry about what other people may think of us if we do or say something that’s on our hearts. This […] The post Reduce Rumination and Increase Positive States Through Neuro-Learning appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
Learn the research and evaluation behind Educalme: Educalme is an online, ready-to-use, bilingual daily co-regulation program for K-12 students and their teachers. The Educalme program guides students and teachers through a daily mindfulness practice that builds coping strategies, self-regulation, growth mindset, emotional intelligence, compassion, focus and more. Trauma Informed Classroom | Student Wellbeing | Student Mental Health
Have you asked yourself lately how can I get started with being more mindful and embracing a positive outlook? First things first, don’t wait for times of stress to practice mindfulness. Incorporate it into your day-to-day to live a life full of gratitude. Read on to discover nine healthy mindful habits to start improving your […] The post 9 Mindful Daily Habits to Improve Your Mental Health appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
The hardest part of starting something new in the #classroom is... starting. That's why teachers love that with the evidence-based Educalme mindfulness program they get everything they need to get started with success (including this introduction to mindfulness video), no prep required! High School Classroom Mindfulness Activities | Mindfulness Classroom Activities | Mindfulness in the Classroom | Mindfulness Exercises for Teenagers
Your morning routine can have a significant impact on the rest of your day. If you start your morning off on the right foot, it’s much easier to gain momentum for a day where you can be truly present, focused, calm, and even more confident. Morning meditation is a great way to center yourself, open your […] The post Guided Morning Meditation Tutorial appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
Keeping a gratitude journal is a great way to intentionally focus your attention on the things, people, or situations that you appreciate in your life. Gratitude is a great way to reduce the stress, anxiety and fear that often arise when our mind’s attention is fixated on worrying about what might go wrong. At any […] The post What is a Daily Gratitude Journal and Why Should You Have One appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
Directional Compassion This meditation is a gentle reminder that even if we are physically alone or feel like we are the only one to face this challenge, we are never truly alone. Our experience is common to all of humanity. FREE DOWNLOAD...Download the "" Guided Meditation Script, Right Now, For Free!Use this Script to:Instantly be […] The post Directional Compassion appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
Identifying Self-Judgment and Bringing in Self-Compassion This meditation is to support us in identifying our self-judgment and then bringing self-compassion to meet it. FREE DOWNLOAD...Download the "" Guided Meditation Script, Right Now, For Free!Use this Script to:Instantly be more confident leading others in meditationGain instant credibility with clients, students, and patientsRecord audios and videos that […] The post Identifying Self-Judgment and Bringing in Self-Compassion app
Intention of Self-Compassion This practice can be used on its own or as an introductory meditation to another self-compassion meditation or exercise. FREE DOWNLOAD...Download the "" Guided Meditation Script, Right Now, For Free!Use this Script to:Instantly be more confident leading others in meditationGain instant credibility with clients, students, and patientsRecord audios and videos that you […] The post Intention of Self-Compassion appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
Self-Compassion Through the Body Hello, and welcome to this self-compassionate journey through the body. This is a meditation that will guide us through the physical body one area at a time while cultivating kindness towards our physical being. FREE DOWNLOAD...Download the "" Guided Meditation Script, Right Now, For Free!Use this Script to:Instantly be more confident […] The post Self-Compassion Through the Body appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
Self-Compassion Visualization: The Blanket of Love Take a moment to come to a comfortable seated position, turning your attention towards your breath, and making any adjustments required for comfort. FREE DOWNLOAD...Download the "" Guided Meditation Script, Right Now, For Free!Use this Script to:Instantly be more confident leading others in meditationGain instant credibility with clients, students, […] The post Self-Compassion Visualization: The Blanket of Love appeared first on Mindfulnes
In this episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast, we talk about practicing mindfulness as teachers inspired us to start implementing mindfulness activities for kids in our classrooms. Our students learned self-regulation, coping strategies and more. We discuss the transformations we saw in our students and tell you how you can start too! #socialemotionallearning #selfregulation #mindfulness
Interested in bringing mindfulness to your organization? Try these proven tips from Dr. Lena Adams Kim, creator of Mindful EPA, the Environmental Protection Agency’s nationwide mindfulness program.People are the heart of successful organizations. Without addressing the very human tensions, fears, and inner challenges employees and leaders face, organizations can become stagnant and lessen their impact. […] The post Introduce Mindfulness to Your Organization or Workplace with These 9 Tips a
What started as an effort to help colleagues cope amidst the pandemic sprouted into something much bigger: a nationwide mindfulness program within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Now called the Mindful EPA, the mindfulness program was launched in July 2021 to give EPA employees a tool to more effectively relate to stress and other challenges […] The post How a Mindfulness Program Made Its Way Into a Federal Agency appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.
In this episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast, we share our go-to no-prep social-emotional learning and mindfulness activities that you can do with all ages whenever you need a filler activity but don't want to feel guilty that you're wasting time. #socialemotionallearning #mindfulclassrooms Mindfulness Activities for Kids | Breathing Exercises for Kids | Mindfulness in the Classroom | Self-Regulation Activities for Kids | Classroom Ideas
What can you do in 5 minutes? How long does it take to feel a wave of sadness or have a belly laugh?They can happen in a second, and one skill you can learn through mindfulness is how quickly you can intentionally shift a difficult state or mood to increase your sense of well-being.You don’t […] The post 5 Minute Meditation Script from Mindfulness Exercises appeared first on Mindfulness Exercises.