Being an educator is both rewarding and stressful! These days there are high levels of accountability and so many demands on teachers’ time it can feel like the endless tasks and expectations can deplete all energy leaving you with little left.
Still, we depend on you to be a positive guiding force in our children’s lives – often playing simultaneous roles as educator, parent, mental health counsellor, and caring friend.
For you to fulfil these vital roles, it’s abundantly clear that you need to develop resiliency both inside and outside the classroom.
Watch me, Lisa Baylis, MEd, teacher, counsellor, facilitator, and author of Self-Compassion for Educators: Mindful Practices to Awaken Your Well-Being and Grow Resilience as I show you firsthand how to be kind and loving toward yourself and how to prioritize and sustain your well-being through self-awareness and self-compassion...
…to not only show up, but show up with compassion and kindness rather than criticism.
Permission to be kind to yourself – allowing you to show up less stressed.
There has never been a time in history when educators have felt such overwhelming levels of stress, burnout, and exhaustion! We'll unpack the research on teacher stress, the impact on the body and brain and design a plan to create habits and structures of well-being in and out of the classroom!
|Manual - Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Practices for Educator Well-Being (7.4 MB)||83 Pages||Available after Purchase|
Lisa Baylis, MEd, has been sharing wellbeing strategies for the last 20 years. A natural-born connector with an innate ability to make people feel valued and heard, she is an instructor, a school-based counsellor, a facilitator and a mother. Lisa is a published author of Self-Compassion for Educators, as well as the creator of the AWE Method – Awakening the Wellbeing of Educators – which merges self-care, mindfulness and self-compassion.
Lisa has a master’s degree in Counselling Psychology and a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education. She has taught internationally and within Canada. Currently, she is a high school teacher and counsellor withing the Greater Victoria School District.
Trained by mindful self-compassion pioneers Chris Germer and Kristin Neff, Lisa is a certified Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) teacher. Lisa facilitates a Year-Long Mindfulness for Educators online community that grows the mindfulness practice for educators so they can teach mindful awareness in the classroom, creating a ripple of presence and compassion.
Financial: Lisa Baylis is a secondary teacher/counsellor for School District #61, Greater Victoria. She is an author and receives royalties. Ms. Baylis receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Lisa Baylis has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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