Tag Archives: awareness

Featured Learning Tool: Meditation

Deep breath in. Deep breath out. Relax your body. Focus on your breathing. Be aware of when your mind wanders and gently bring it back. Meditation. All it takes is a few minutes a day to give your body a chance to relax and to quiet your mind and focus. Many people think a mindfulness [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Anna from Bon Education

Anna Batchelder is the co-founder and CEO of Bon Education. She started the learning and development company in 2009 in Dubai after living, working and traveling throughout North America, Asia and the Middle East. Anna is a regular contributor to The Learning Journey blog. What is your role at Bon Education? I am CEO (Chief [...]

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Teaching at the Energetic Level (Step 1: Notice the Energy)

I spend a lot of time with yogis, dancers and coaches, and a topic that frequently comes up in our conversations is energy. “Is your practice sustaining your energy or depleting it?” is a topic Yogi Sienna Sherman delves into in this powerful YogaGlo practice. “Dance the energy of chaos!” is a statement I regularly [...]

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Learning with Intention: Resolution Time!

For many teachers, parents, students and education professionals, like myself, September feels much more like the start of the year than January. So, no time like the “new year” to set a few intentions to kick my actions and personal learning off right! As Leo Babauta writes in his blog, Zen Habits, sometimes the best [...]

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The Empowerment Challenge

I drive out of a bustling metropolis and through the desert – beautifully red sands, dotted with small brush, undulating as far as the eye can see. As I turn off the main road there is a sign for the prison and the local abattoir (slaughterhouse). The landscape is craggy. The road a bit bumpy. I [...]

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