March was a busy, exciting month that kicked off with… Art Teacher Bowling! That’s right, we have a duckpin bowling league just for art teachers. As a matter of fact, our next game is on Thursday! Not only is duckpin bowling super fun in itself, it’s rejuvenating to get together with other art teachers in… Continue reading Marching into Spring…Pause.
Wow! I can’t believe I have the chance to write back-to-back posts after a brief hiatus. Schools are closed today due to icy conditions on the road, conveniently also the day after the Super Bowl. My coworkers and I were discussing last week how the day after the Super Bowl should be recognized as a… Continue reading Open to Opportunity
Today is Super Bowl Sunday. I’m mostly excited about the commercials and the halftime show. I’m also excited to sit down and write for a bit this morning, especially since January seems to have come and gone in the blink of an eye. Here are a few highlights: Andy & I rang in the new… Continue reading Mandalas, Dreams, & ‘Super’ Things
It’s hard to believe that 2017 is nearly over! I just reread the last post of 2016, which ended with: So… what’s next? What’s in store for 2017? More writing, for sure. Daily drawing! Yoga! The rest, time will tell… Celebrations, successes, challenges, losses, and everything in between has made this year uniquely its own.… Continue reading Reflecting on the Year
Ahhh, flu season. It comes and goes, and is strategically aligned with ‘the most wonderful time of the year’ so at least there’s something else to look forward to! Jokes aside, I think this time of year is so important to keep health in mind. Personal health and wellbeing is often sent to the back… Continue reading An Investment in Health
It’s been nearly a year since my original post about Exercising Mindfulness. I feel like now is a good time to revisit/reflect on this topic and how I have been applying it lately. For starters, I have developed a regular yoga practice at a nearby studio. The mind and body awareness that I receive from… Continue reading Exercising Mindfulness, Part 2
At the beginning of the month, I participated in a Green Smoothie workshop, facilitated by health coach Stephanie Misanik. During the workshop, Stephanie asked each of us to explain why we chose to attend and what we hoped to gain/learn from the experience. It was inspiring to hear each participant’s reasons. Generally speaking, we all… Continue reading Going Green