Holistic Nutrition

Simple Chopped Caprese Salad (5 Minutes Prep)

As a teacher, I’m always looking for quick and healthy lunches with low prep time. My favorite is this simple and delicious Chopped Caprese Salad found on TheCookieRookie.com  Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes (Yields 2 servings) 10 ounces cherry or cherub tomatoes, chopped in half or 3-4 large tomatoes 8 ounces whole milk… Read More Simple Chopped Caprese Salad (5 Minutes Prep)

Holistic Classroom

Tropical Themed Fluorescent Light Diffusers for the Classroom

We all know the harmful effects of fluorescent lights on classroom behavior, so diffusers are a MUST. I found these super fun tropical themed diffusers on Amazon.com as I saw a lot of teachers trying to change over their classroom theme to “Tropical Paradise”. These decorative diffusers will surely help you achieve that theme! Life’s a beach!… Read More Tropical Themed Fluorescent Light Diffusers for the Classroom

Holistic Classroom, Mind and Spirit

Top 5 Meditation Rings that Eliminate the Dreaded Fidget Spinner

How Can Spinner Rings Calm Anxiety? Anxiety is not something that can simply be fidgeted away. Ideally, you need to make sure that you are learning and adopting healthier coping strategies that will cure your anxiety once and for all. It is also helpful to have some type of tool that you can have with… Read More Top 5 Meditation Rings that Eliminate the Dreaded Fidget Spinner

Fitness and Wellness

4 Fantastic Products that Will Help Motivate You to Drink More Water

We all know we should be drinking more water, but also know it can feel nearly impossible to remember to drink when you are so busy, especially when you are teaching. I know that I always feel better when I drink more water. However, that is easier said than done. Simply carrying a reusable water… Read More 4 Fantastic Products that Will Help Motivate You to Drink More Water

Holistic Nutrition

A Garlic a Day Keeps the Doctor Away?

I first learned about the power of garlic while teaching in Honduras. My fiance’s father suggested me to take one clove after I’d been sick with a cold for several days. That night, I peeled the garlic clove and cut it into smaller, swallowable pieces. Just like a pill, I swallowed the pieces with the… Read More A Garlic a Day Keeps the Doctor Away?

Fitness and Wellness

Self-Massage Benefits with a Foam Roller

After a stressful day of teaching, I would do just about anything for a massage. Until I quickly realize I have many papers to grade and my wallet is basically empty except for some spare lunch money and old receipts. Let’s face it. There just isn’t enough time or money for a professional massage after… Read More Self-Massage Benefits with a Foam Roller