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  • Daily Reflection Meditation

    Big News

    I have big news! My meditation album is finally available! When I work with students, whether it’s one-on-one or in a group, I always use these centering exercises. Meditation has been show to reduce stress and anxiety and I know from my personal practice that …

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    Thank You!

    I’ve wanted to write this for awhile now and since it’s the beginning of November, I felt it was appropriate to say thank you. I’m so grateful for all of your encouragement as I build this community to help raise happy girls. To my students, …

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  • TRAIN YOUR BRAIN

    How to Train your Brain to have a Good Day

    Today, I’m getting a little personal and sharing part of my morning routine. I believe happiness is a habit. Just like we have to work at dance, sports, school, and more to deepen our practice in those subjects, we have to be willing to put in the …

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    How to Handle Halloween Stress

    I’ve received so many SOS texts about Halloween that I actually feel bad that I’m just doing this video now. Between group costumes and parties the drama has been all over the place. Halloween is a holiday that brings up a lot of issues around inclusiveness, …

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  • IF YOU DONT ASK

    If you Don’t Ask the Answer is Always No

    Asking for what I want is scary for me. I’m afraid of imposing on someone. I’m afraid of getting rejected, but at the end of the day, if I don’t ask the answer is always no. To ask for something I want or need is an act …

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  • Conditional Friends

    Conditional Friendship

    Do you have conditional friendships? If you feel like someone is only friends with you based on certain terms then this video is for you!          

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  • WHY YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DOPAMINE

    Why Smart Kids do Dumb Things

    In one of my grad school classes last week, we learned about dopamine in the adolescent brain. It was so enlightening that I wanted to share! Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that helps regulate emotional responses. Its production is naturally lower in adolescents which may lead to …

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  • STAY IN

    Stay in your Own Lane

    The phrase “stay in your own lane” can be another way to tell someone to mind their own business, but today, I’m talking about it as if you’re saying it to yourself. It’s this phrase that I repeat when I find myself putting a lot …

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  • COMPARE LOOKS

    What to do if you feel like you don’t look like everyone else

    Over the last two weeks, I helped a lot of girls through back-to-school shopping breakdowns. What to wear on the first day of school can bring up a lot of questions: What do I want to look like? What if I don’t look like everyone else? …

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  • Do you have the Fall Scaries?

    Over the weekend, I met with my mentor and told her I was feeling so sad about summer ending. Similar to Sunday scaries, where I would get anxious about the week ahead, I had the fall scaries. For me, it’s all about dealing with the new and the unknown. …

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