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Overwhelmed teachers, this book is for you. The truth is that you can be remarkable without burning out. Drawing from the latest research and her own teaching experiences, author Morgane Michael delivers doable strategies to reignite your passion and replenish your well-being. Make a commitment today to begin a new chapter--one where you continue to make a difference while maintaining a deep sense of wellness, worthiness, and wholeheartedness.

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Ep. 89: How to be “Teacher of the Year” (With Kayla Dornfeld)

Kayla Dornfeld is the 2019 North Dakota Teacher of the Year, and Mrs. West Fargo International. Kayla is a two-time (2017 and 2018) Global Hundred honoree, recognizing her as 1 of the top 100 innovative educators in the world. The New York Times named her "one of the tech-savviest teachers in the United States". She has … Continue reading Ep. 89: How to be “Teacher of the Year” (With Kayla Dornfeld)

E: 70 Kindness Ninjas (With Allie Apels)

Kindness has the power to change even the toughest class! Allie Apels is a mother of two, a wife, kindergarten teacher, and Sensei to her KINDergarten Kindness Ninjas based out of Airdrie Alberta, Canada. She is passionate about empowering her little ninjas to become kind, contributing citizens, and change makers. With their red headbands, stealth, … Continue reading E: 70 Kindness Ninjas (With Allie Apels)

Byron Katie and Oprah’s Supersoul Conversations

I was recently listening to Oprah Winfrey's Supersoul Conversations Podcast (which is amazing, BTW) and stumbled upon a conversation with Byron Katie about a really fascinating way that we can elongate the space between stimulus and response (a Viktor Frankel reference about the way that we can have more ownership and agency over the way … Continue reading Byron Katie and Oprah’s Supersoul Conversations

When You Lose Your Work…

I’d like to wager that every. single. person. has likely experienced the bone-chill that accompanies the realization that the one thing into which you’ve been diligently pouring your blood, sweat, and tears…has vanished. Forever. Sometimes, all it takes is a single, fateful moment to undo hours, days, weeks, months, or even years of work, to … Continue reading When You Lose Your Work…

#23: How Kindness Softens Grief-How to Support Those Living Through Loss (Ben’s Bells with Jeannette Maré)

    Have you ever been face-to-face with someone who has experienced unimaginable heartbreak and been at a loss for words? My guest’s personal insight into grief as a result of the sudden unexpected death of her 2 year old son will bring you to tears, inspire your soul, and provide you with tangible ways … Continue reading #23: How Kindness Softens Grief-How to Support Those Living Through Loss (Ben’s Bells with Jeannette Maré)

Head, Heart, Hands

Empathy, Compassion, and Kindness: Head, Heart, and Hands In order to feel proud of our communities, I believe we need to wrap our arms around those who struggle within them. Caring for people starts with a willingness to see, hear, and understand one another with an open heart. We have to begin with empathy, compassion, … Continue reading Head, Heart, Hands

E 19: Twenty Actionable Ways to Integrate Kindness into your Curriculum Starting Monday (with Sheila Sjolseth)

Sheila Sjolseth brings to life acts of kindness and service projects that families and kids can do. In her daily adventures of serving with her young boys, she has witnessed the awesome things that happen when kids serve others. She started serving daily with her boys in 2012, when they were 3 and 5 years … Continue reading E 19: Twenty Actionable Ways to Integrate Kindness into your Curriculum Starting Monday (with Sheila Sjolseth)

E 17: Can You Teach Kindness and Empathy? : Actionable, Proven Tips You Can Implement in Your Class Starting Today (with Barbara Gruener)

Some people believe that empathy is intrinsic, something you’re either born with or you’re not. Well, my guest today believes that all children have the capacity to be kind, compassionate contributors, we just have to be willing to teach them how.