B.R.A.V.E. is a podcast and community for Bold Resilient Authentic Vulnerable Educators, a place for educators to be supported in their own personal development. Doing inner work is necessary to be fully present with our students. Let’s transform our own hearts, so together we can transform education.
It is widely accepted, from preschool to high school, that teachers and school staff play a big part in helping students to develop positive self-esteem. Many of those same teachers may not be aware that one of the most significant factors in an individual’s overall self-esteem is body image. So why does the way we see/think/feel about our bodies matter so much and what does that have to do with our classrooms? Consider the following: