The Balanced Educator

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The Balanced Educator Self-Regulation Tools to Empower Kids to Breathe and Relax with Nicola Harvey

TBE #058: Self-Regulation Tools to Empower Kids to Breathe and Relax with Nicola Harvey, Part 1

Today on The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re interviewing Nicola Harvey, author of Mindful Little Yogis. Nicola is an experienced and qualified Special Needs Educator, Therapist, and Children’s Yoga and Mindfulness Practitioner. She has written articles for SEN Magazine, Twinkl Education Publishing, and Ambitious About Autism. Nicola talks about how mindfulness leads to self-regulation and what…
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How to Apply the Law of Attraction and Confirmation Bias to Improve Your Life

TBE #057: How to Apply the Law of Attraction and Confirmation Bias to Improve Your Life

In this episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast we explain how to start applying the Law of Attraction to your life. We explain that the Law of Attraction acts on emotions more than thoughts. We teach how to start making the Law of Attraction and confirmation bias work for you in three steps. Step 1:…
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TBE #056: The Law of Attraction and Confirmation Bias

TBE #056: The Law of Attraction and Confirmation Bias

In this episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast we break down the law of attraction and explain it from a scientific standpoint. We explain the basics of the law of attraction as Abraham Hicks teaches it. Then, we explain how we can take a psychological point of view by looking at this same phenomenon through…
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The Balanced Educator Podcast: Focusing on Student Needs before Academics with Jen Kreitz

TBE #055: Focusing on Student Needs before Academics with Jen Kreitz

Today on The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re talking with Jen Kreitz, a K-4 resource teacher and also an Educalme ambassador. Jen talks about how her Masters of Education and where she started and how it involved into a focus in Special Education. We chat about the importance of focusing on the social-emotional needs of our…
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Understanding Beliefs and how to Change them

TBE #054: Understanding Beliefs and how to Change them

Today on The Balanced Educator Podcast, Kailey is explaining beliefs. She explains how our beliefs are created when we’re children, how our beliefs affect us as adults and how to recognize when a belief isn’t serving us. Then, Kailey explains how we can change our beliefs using her top four favourite methods. Show notes To…
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Mindful parenting children with anxiety and OCD

TBE #053: Coping with Anxiety as a Family with Melissa Russell

Today on The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re having Melissa Russell from Simple Lionheart Life on a second time, but this time, we’re talking about mindful parenting. Melissa writes about creating a simpler, more intentional life by decluttering and embracing minimalism at Simple Lionheart Life. Minimalism and simplifying have had such a positive impact on Melissa’s…
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Reduce anxiety with mindfulness

TBE #052: 5 Things you can do when you’re Feeling Anxious

Today on the Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re sharing 5 simple and quick things you can do when you’re feeling anxious to help you get back to feeling calm. The strategies that we explain are : Belly breathing – Place both hands on your belly and feel it fill up like a balloon as you inhale…
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How to find intrinsic motivation when in a funk and handling other people's negativity

TBE #051: Q&A – On Intrinsic Motivation and Handling Others’ Negativity

Today on the Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re doing something a little different, we’re answering the questions you’ve been asking us in the past few months! In this Q&A episode, we answer your questions about: Motivating students to want to learn Using reward systems in the classroom Handling being around negative people and what to do…
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How to practice mindfulness for yourself and with your children

TBE #050: Equanimity, Self-Compassion and Mindfulness with Tamara Hackett

In this episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re interviewing Tamara Hackett, the owner of Sweet Clover Studios and the author & illustrator of the children’s books Mindful ABCs and Mindful 1,2,3. Tamara Hackett is a mindfulness-based Children’s author/illustrator and designer of creative and purposeful materials for all ages. Tamara aims to create moments of…
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Reflecting on 2018 and Intention setting in 2019 for personal an professional growth

TBE #049: Using the Past to Inform the Future – Reflecting on 2018!

In this episode The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re chatting about what we learned in 2018 and what we’re looking forward to in 2019! We share our gratitude for 2018… Mostly, we are SO GRATEFUL for you, our audience!! We talk about the growth in ourselves and in our business and how important it was for…
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