Inspire Serendipity

Suzanne DaileyBlog, Connect Better, Engage Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Serendipity is the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way. Four personal stories point out the importance of making students feel liked, happy, empowered, and important. The small acts of love in our day have the power to make a permanent impression.  The word serendipity is just plain fun to say. The meaning of the word is … Read More

Episode 8 | Featuring Livia Chan

Brad HughesGood News Brad News Podcast

Livia Chan is an educator passionate about community, teaching, leading, and lifelong learning. She truly believes in the power of connection and thoroughly enjoys building relationships by reaching out with kindness and gratitude. Livia lives by the belief that it is through every interaction that we have the opportunity to appreciate and uplift others to help make their day a … Read More

Kindness Week: Stretching Beyond

Carly SpinaBlog, Connect Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: This post honors Random Acts of Kindness Day. Go beyond the week and show kindness every day to make a positive impact on others. Have students consider their spheres of influence and brainstorm ways to demonstrate gratitude. Promote kindness by taking action to express appreciation through handwritten cards left on cars, cards handed to bus drivers, and flowers handed … Read More

3 Ways to Stay Present During the Holiday Season

Lindsay TitusBlog, Self Care Better, Teach Happier

TL;DR: Stay present during the holiday season by not counting down to winter break, spreading acts of kindness, and creating a winter break memory book. Living in the present moment comes down to the mindset we hold, the language we use, and the actions we take. As Eckhart Tolle states, “Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever … Read More