Finding Happiness…even in a Pandemic – Webinar resource for educators

In case you missed it, check out MDAEYC’s recent webinar series. Author and speaker Holly Elissa Bruno shares insights on how early childhood educators can find happiness and use positive coping strategies in the face of trauma during the COVID pandemic.

Parts 1 and 2 of MDAEYC’s webinar series with Holly Elissa are available here for you to view on your own schedule.

(Please note: we are unable to provide professional development certificates for watching recordings of these webinars.)

In a society that says ‘put yourself last’, self-love and self-acceptance are almost revolutionary.

Brene Brown

Webinar 1: Happiness is Running Through the Streets to Find You… Even in a Pandemic!

As we find ourselves in a strange new time we must move forward with action to emerge as strong early childhood educators, parents and advocates. While this new time may be filled with anxiety and trauma we must remember to care for ourselves first so we can care for children and families.

Award-winning author Holly Elissa Bruno will guide us through a journey of self-care, self-reflection, and discovery. Grounded in theory and experience on trauma and emotionally intelligent leadership, Holly Elissa shares information and strategies for self-help, designed to support us all as we continue to serve children and families. Even during this time of increased stress and anxiety we can find strength and hope in ourselves and our community.

Webinar 2: Happiness… Even in a Pandemic! Identifying everyday practices

When the world flips upside down, children need stable, unflappable adults to reassure them all is well. But who reassures us adults? Traumatic times can bring out the best in us. Let’s together identify HOPEFUL everyday practices to serve as our lighthouse during this pandemic storm.

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