The Balanced Educator

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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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Teaching about mindfulness and heartfulness in the classroom

TBE #048: A Little Story about Heartfulness and Mindfulness with Charlotte Jackson

In this episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re interviewing Charlotte Jackson, a special education teacher and the author of the children’s book, Finnigan’s Bliss. Charlotte Jackson is a special education teacher and mindfulness educator in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She is committed to teaching children how to live heartfully (with a loving heart) and mindfully (with…
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Lower stress and overwhelm with mindfulness

Bonus – Learn how to reduce overwhelm today! Feel calmer and more balanced with this mindfulness strategy.

In this bonus episode of The Balanced Educator Podcast, we’re sharing our popular online workshop Educators: Learn how to reduce the feeling of overwhelm today. Feel calmer and more balanced with this strategy. You’ll learn: What really causes overwhelm How overwhelm works biologically in our bodies How to use our powerful mindful three strategy to…
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Mindfulness for educators and students in the classroom

TBE #047: When we Grow, so do our Students – with Amanda Warren

In this episode of The Balanced Educator podcast, we’re interviewing Amanda Warren, an Educalme Teacher alumni and Educalme Classroom teacher. Amanda Warren lives in a small town in Vermont with her husband, and their one-year old kiddo Hattie. Amanda is Co-Director and a teacher at Bridge School, a small, independent elementary school that focus on…
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How to incorporate self-care into your day

TBE #046: Integrating Self-care “Rootines” into your Day-to-day with Carolina Smith

In this episode of The Balanced Educator podcast, we’re interviewing Carolina Smith, a grade 1 teacher, Educalme Teacher alumni and Educalme Classroom ambassador from Calgary, Alberta, a second time! Carolina talks about her new business venture, the LIA project, a community of women finding ways to connect with themselves and each other. She shares what…
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