Resources

Recommended Reading

  • The Boy, The Mole, The Fox And The Horse – Charlie Mackesy
  • Last Child In The Woods – Richard Louv
  • Man’s Search for Meaning – Viktor Frankl
  • How To Train a Wild Elephant – Jan Chozen Bays, MD
  • Mindfulness for Teachers – Patricia A. Jennings
  • 10 Percent Happier – Dan Harris
  • A Life Worth Breathing – Max Strom
  • Mindset – Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D
  • The Element – How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything – Sir Ken Robinson
  • Mindfulness for Beginners – Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
  • Perfect – Max Amato

Audio Meditations – please practice at your own risk

Lying Down Yoga Practice with Heidi Stark
Body Scan Meditation for MBSR with Heidi Stark
Mindful Meditation – Anchors with Heidi Stark

Writing Prompts For Teachers –

  1. What is your proudest teaching moment?
  2. Name 4 skills you are crazy good at.
  3. Imagine yourself a student in the grade you currently teach. Write about the classroom you would want to be in.
  4. How are you of service for others in your life?
  5. Recall a time when you feel like you failed. What did you learn from the experience?
  6. Document your life one year from now, exactly how you want it to be. What does it look like five years from now?
  7. What have you done lately JUST FOR YOU?
  8. What brings you pure joy?
  9. What has your teaching drifted away from that you want to rediscover?
  10. Write about your favorite teacher. What qualities and traits do they possess?
  11. If you could change one thing about the teaching profession, what would it be and why? Is there any way you could play a role in making this change?
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