Educator Wellness Webinar #3: Trying to Change that Negative Loop of Self-Criticism and Perfectionism? Mindfulness Practices Can help!

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The Northwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center and the Northwest PBIS Network are collaborating to bring you a FREE, 4-part webinar series presented by WellEducator, LLC


The Educator Wellness Webinar Series is part of The Well-Being Series - Connections During COVID-19: Mental Wellness Webinars for Families and Educators. Click here to learn more about our series of webinars for kids, parents, and educators, focusing on mental wellness and suicide prevention. 


It’s quite easy to form unhelpful habits like self-criticism, perfectionism or obsessively checking social media. A habit loop is a way to try and make ourselves happy by maximizing pleasure and avoiding pain. Once we’re in the loop, there are lots of triggers and cues around to fuel these unhelpful habits. Anything that brings pleasure and/or lessens pain can drive a habit loop. Mindful awareness is a kind of curiosity that can interrupt the habit loop at different points and open the opportunity for new choices. This webinar will illustrate how mindfulness practices can work to help break unhelpful habits. It will also include suggestions for starting a mindfulness practice and lead participants through 3 guided meditation practices.

Webinar Objectives:

  • Describe how mindfulness practices work to break unhelpful habit loops.
  • Identify ways to start a mindfulness practice.
  • Learn 3 guided meditation practices.


>> Guided Notes PDF

>> Presentation Resources

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At WellEducator we wholeheartedly believe that nurturing others begins by nurturing oneself. This Educator Wellness Series is designed for you, the educator, to take a break from what can feel like an overwhelming hustle to prepare, deliver, and support your students and focus on your own wellbeing. We also believe EVERY educator is doing the best they can, and there is always room for growth and development.

We designed this 4 Session Series to support you in tapping into your resiliency skills, increasing your self-compassion, creating self-care routines, building a practice of gratitude and appreciation and celebrating - even those small successes - to support your wellbeing. We know you are showing up for your students, that’s what you do! It’s time to take a time out just for you!


>> Learn more and register for upcoming Educator Wellness Webinars here. 


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