S7 Episode 13: Stepping Back from the Waterfall: The Impact of Mindfulness
Teachers are dealing with incredible amounts of stress and uncertainty as they navigate work and life during the COVID-19 pandemic. To share how she cultivates mindfulness during her usual, everyday life and this extraordinary time, Principal Allison Carmichael joins 3Ps in a Pod hosts Danielle and Angelia.
Along with being principal of Silver Valley Elementary in Queen Creek, Carmichael runs Second Arrow, which provides mindfulness tools for educators. Carmichael shares in this episode how and why she started Second Arrow and what tools she has found especially helpful in her mental health journey. You’ll also hear strategies Danielle and Angelia have found helpful in centering themselves.
Here are a list of links to resources mentioned in this episode:
- Second Arrow’s Instagram page
- Second Arrow’s Twitter page
- Alternate nostril breathing, also known as “nadi shodhanah pranayama”
- Ten Percent Happier
- Yoga Nidra
- Simple Habit
- Calm App
- 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins
- The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
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