The Balanced Educator

The Educalme Blog and Podcast

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…
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How to form healthy habits as a teacher and to make time for self-care

TBE #045: How to Form Healthy Habits with Renée Lapointe

In this episode of The Balanced Educator podcast, we’re interviewing an Educalme Teacher and Educalme Classroom ambassador, Renée Lapointe!   Renée is 23 years old and a first year teacher! She teaches grade 1 in a French school in Winnipeg and spends her leisure time traveling. She believes in a balanced life and does so…
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Dealing with anxiety mindfully

TBE #044: Real Talk About Dealing with Anxiety

In this episode of The Balanced Educator podcast, Kailey gets real and talks about a difficult time she’s been going through these past few weeks.   She shares how she’s been feeling more anxious than ever and strategies she’s using to manage her anxiety mindfully.   She talks about how her daily mindfulness practice really…
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Mindful Parenting to a toddler and running a business at once

TBE #043: Being a Full Time Mom and Running a Business with Amelia Barnes

In this episode of The Balanced Educator podcast, we’re interviewing Amelia Barnes from Prana Vida Style a second time!   Last time, we chatted with Amelia about living with zero waste. Today, we’re having her back to chat about mindful living and parenting.   Amelia Barnes is a mother, yoga teacher and creator of Prana…
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How to establish classroom routines mindfully and how to do classroom management

TBE #042: Kailey’s Tips and Tricks for Classroom Routines

In this episode of The Balanced Educator podcast, Kailey shares what her daily routine looks like in her classroom.   She chats about how she starts her day with her kiddos. She talks about how she manages her classroom and shares some of her tips for a calm classroom.   She explains how she practices…
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TBE #041: Less Stuff and More Life with Melissa Russell

In this episode of The Balanced Educator podcast, we’re chatting with Melissa Russell from Simple Lionheart Life about decluttering and owning less.   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 life, giving her…
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