Please join SEL BC and Kimberly Schonert-Reichl for an evening with Mark Greenberg and Christa Turksma called Educator TLC: Teach and Lead with Compassion on March 9th, 2017. It will be an evening focussing on how teacher mindfulness can lead to systemic changes that better support compassionate and caring school environments.

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Educator TLC: Teach and Lead with Compassion

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Did you know a recent cross-sectional survey of 3235 Canadian adolescents revealed that 70% get fewer than the recommended number of hours of sleep per night?

Winter break is a perfect time to check in with children and youth about their sleep habits to start the new year on the right sleep track. Read more about the impact of sleep on well being on heartmindonline.org

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A Better Night's Sleep for All

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Emerging research on touch shows how wide an effect it has on our social and emotional development. With children home from school and temperatures dropping what a great opportunity to cuddle with your loved ones with a good book or while enjoying a mug of hot cocoa.

And don’t forget to make time for your own self care- the benefits of massage therapy are astounding!

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Affection, Touch and Well-being

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During this sometimes busy and stressful holiday season take time to help children and families connect with each other and practice being mindful. This resource from heartmindonline.org includes some great activities to try this holiday season!

Mindful Activities for Families

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An inspiring reminder from the Dalai Lama to be optimistic. "We should [have} a more optimistic attitude... be truthful, honest." [ Ow.ly Link ]

Be Optimistic

His Holiness the Dalai Lama talks about the importance of optimism at the end of a two day interactive dialogue with United States Institute of...

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Inspiring article: The Power of Kindness. "Happiness researcher Sean Achor demonstrated through his extensive research that if you perform random acts of kindness for two minutes a day for twenty-one days, you can actually retrain your brain to be more positive."

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Interesting read. Several schools in the US are using an online gaming platform as part of a larger character education program.

Online Gaming Platform Aims to Teach Social and Emotional Skills

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Some inspiration to spread some kindness on a Monday morning. "One kind word can change someone's entire day"
"B.C. kindergartners are more often struggling with emotional vulnerability, according to a report released Wednesday by University of B.C. researchers."

UBC study finds one-third of B.C. kindergartners vulnerable, more have...

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Thank you to everyone who attended Heart-Mind 2016! Here's a video of students (age 8-10) from Surrey, British Columbia reflecting on their lives and sharing their wisdom about how adults can cultivate resilience.

Resilience Through Their Eyes

How can we Cultivate Resilience? Students (age 8-10) from Surrey, British Columbia reflect on their lives and share their wisdom about how adults...

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Today is the last day to register for Heart-Mind 2016: Cultivating Resilience! Ticket sales end at midnight Pacific Time.
Here are some photos we would like to share from a recent Heart-Mind Well-Being Workshop the Dalai Lama Center held in Prince George as part of the Child Care Resource and Referral Regional Conference. ow.ly/lyaX30510iH
Here are some photos we would like to share from a recent Heart-Mind Well-Being Workshop the Dalai Lama Center held in Prince George as part of the Child Care Resource and Referral Regional Conference. ow.ly/lyaX30510iH
Here are some photos we would like to share from a recent Heart-Mind Well-Being Workshop the Dalai Lama Center held in Prince George as part of the Child Care Resource and Referral Regional Conference. ow.ly/lyaX30510iH
Here are some photos we would like to share from a recent Heart-Mind Well-Being Workshop the Dalai Lama Center held in Prince George as part of the Child Care Resource and Referral Regional Conference. ow.ly/lyaX30510iH
Here are some photos we would like to share from a recent Heart-Mind Well-Being Workshop the Dalai Lama Center held in Prince George as part of the Child Care Resource and Referral Regional Conference. ow.ly/lyaX30510iH
Listen to inclusion expert and Heart-Mind 2016 Presenter and Shelley Moore and Maria LeRose on Roundhouse Radio, October 13th at 3:30 pm, on the Janice and Cory show.

Roundhouse Radio 98.3 FM

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