Ep. 85: Love is Medicine (With Monique Gray Smith)

Monique Gray Smith is a mixed heritage woman of Cree, Lakota and Scottish ancestry and a proud Mom of fifteen year old twins. She is an award-winning, best-selling author and sought after consultant. Some of her books include: Tilly: A Story of Hope and Resilience, Speaking our Truth: A Journey of Reconciliation, You Hold Me … Continue reading Ep. 85: Love is Medicine (With Monique Gray Smith)

What If We Had User Manuals for People?

What if we issued user-manual that made it easier for people to work with us? It’s almost certain that conflicts and misunderstandings would decrease and productivity would increase. That’s exactly what Dr. Adam Grant decided to do, after receiving some negative feedback from members of his team. He decided that it would be helpful for … Continue reading What If We Had User Manuals for People?

Ep. 82/83 The Power of Visuals, Child Honouring, and the Gratitude Jar (With Kristin Wiens)

  Have you ever wondered which small shifts in your classroom practice could make the most impact? In Part One of my interview with Inclusion Coach, Kristin Wiens, we discuss the transformative and creative use of visuals in the classroom including specific tips and tricks for amping up your effectiveness in the classroom. We talk … Continue reading Ep. 82/83 The Power of Visuals, Child Honouring, and the Gratitude Jar (With Kristin Wiens)

Ep. 81: A Self-Compassion Break (With Lisa Baylis)

We talk about self-care non-stop these days, but certainly, there has to be more to it than bubble baths and pedicures. This is the most delicious 6 minute mediation! Everyone needs this episode! #kindsight 101 #smallactbigimpact #podcast Lisa Baylis has been sharing wellbeing strategies for the last 20 years. A natural born connector with an … Continue reading Ep. 81: A Self-Compassion Break (With Lisa Baylis)

Ep. 80 Truly Human Leadership (With Bob Chapman)

  In our conversation, we discuss the one tweak we can all make to transform our educational learning spaces and businesses, the responsibilities every leader has in an organization, how to rethink antiquated approaches to leadership, and how to measure true success in terms of the positive impact you have on others. Mr. Chapman cares … Continue reading Ep. 80 Truly Human Leadership (With Bob Chapman)

Urgent vs. Important

As the great Stephen Covey once asserted, there is a difference between urgent and important tasks. Both are a part of life, but it seems to me that life would be most rewarding if we filled our days more frequently with important rather than urgent matters. Urgent is the thing that needs attention right NOW! … Continue reading Urgent vs. Important

Ep 78: The Unity Mandala (With Raphael Divi)

Raphael Vincent a Haitian-born artist and activist based out of Victoria, British Columbia, who celebrates the concept of strength through unity in order to bring a sense of belonging and identity to school-aged students through the creation of collaborative mandalas made from a common household item. Raphael hopes to create a healing symbol for those … Continue reading Ep 78: The Unity Mandala (With Raphael Divi)

Adopting a “Life-Fit” Mindset

  Adopting a Life-Fit Mindset I often get asked how I manage to fit podcast-creation, online content conception, professional development planning, full-time teaching, mothering, and managing our house at the same time in a balanced way, and the truth is I DON’T! I’ve learned recently that there is no such thing as work-life balance. The … Continue reading Adopting a “Life-Fit” Mindset

Ep 77: The 5 Second Key to Courage (With Amy Perkins)

Have you ever dreamed of a doing extraordinary things with your life but haven’t known where to start? Amy Perkins, an educator and teacher coach turned entrepreneur and influencer, walked away from a 25 year career and an overwhelming sense of imposter syndrome to embrace her true purpose by unlocking the key to courage. In … Continue reading Ep 77: The 5 Second Key to Courage (With Amy Perkins)

Forgiveness=Peace

When we look back on our life, we have to appreciate all of the mistakes and pitfalls as a whole...even if they make us cringe. All of the moments in your life have contributed to the wisdom you have today. Forgive yourself for your past. You would not be you without it. And what about … Continue reading Forgiveness=Peace