Brain Bytes for Teachers

Quick article for a simple breathing technique
In this article, the relationship of breathing to activating the parasympathetic nervous system is briefly explained.

4 breathing exercises for children
In the above link, there is both a description and video of the fourth different breathing exercises and how they are useful for different emotional states.

YouTube video about stress and strategies for resiliency
In the above YouTube video, Kristin Race explains some simple brain chemistry and how to navigate stress to use our resiliency skills.

Gratitude Research/Links by Dr. Robert Emmons author of GRATITUDE WORKS 
This link takes you directly to GREATER GOOD website with the work by Dr. Emmons.  He was the one we discussed during the February 17, 2017 PD on Enhancing Mindset through Simple Compassion and Gratitude exercises.