What does every student need in order to be well-adjusted and happy? Well- adjusted, mindful teachers and leaders that fosters climates in which students can learn, dream, create, and be themselves.We need a systems approach to SEL, and it begins with us. Many educators have excessive levels of stress in their lives and it often affects their health, and their personal and professional lives. This presentation will provide cutting edge research in neuroscience focused on training the mind and promoting the habits and strategies needed to maintain personal practices that cultivate healthy social and emotional skills that foster healthy learning environments. To manage a classroom or school effectively, teachers and leaders first must be able to manage themselves. This interactive session provides educators with a variety of practices to regulate their own thoughts, feelings and emotions so that they have the emotional capacity to support their students.Discover how to train the mind and establish healthy habits and simple self-care strategies that can easily be incorporated into everyday life. In a world where everyone seems overly busy and overextended, this session offers a much-needed change of pace.
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