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Moments of ImpartED Joy

Moments of ImpartED Joy

By Jillian DuBois

Welcome to the little space of ImpartED Joy where the mission is simply to grow positivity within the field of education.
Joy is a discipline. It takes cultivation + a positive mindset to grow and thrive.

A part of the Teach Better Podcast Network.

Start your day with a few moments of JOY to initiate, instill, + infuse it forward to others.

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uplift with atomic interactions - livia chan

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intentional appreciation through joyful leadership - joshua stamper
intentional appreciation through joyful leadership - joshua stamper
To meet someone who has inspired you to cultivate, grow, and thrive is nothing short of amazing. So when I had the opportunity to join up with other passionate educators + leaders in OH for TeachBetter22 Conference, I may have been the first one to register, seriously. There was not one ounce of me that didn’t squeal with delight when we came together and saw each other face to face. So many of us who had built personal relationships, through social media platforms, mind you - it’s not impossible, connected on a much deeper level that left us woven together even stronger. If I had to narrow our relationships/friendships down to one word….it would be AUTHENTIC. Joshua Stamper is one of those. My goodness, when we saw each other, it was like a joyful reunion! It felt like we had known each other and everyone else for YEARS. So…this leads me to introduce my next special guest. I want to hear what others say about giving + receiving joy and love. While this is not a live conversation, it is a reflective narrative from the heart. This episode I am stepping aside and you will hear from this dear friend. Joshua Stamper is the Training and Development Specialist for the Teach Better Team and manages the Teach Better Podcast Network. He lives in Frisco, Texas with his precious wife and children. Prior to Joshua's current position, he was a middle school Administrator, classroom art educator, and athletic coach. In addition to being on the Teach Better Team, Joshua is the author of Aspire to Lead, podcaster, leadership coach, and education presenter. I hope you truly hear the heart behind Joshua’s message…his leadership style, and the way he uses love languages to reach those who need support + encouragement. Connect with Joshua HERE: https://www.instagram.com/joshua__stamper/ https://twitter.com/Joshua__Stamper https://joshstamper.com
07:42
October 22, 2022
open the lid + apply the paint
open the lid + apply the paint
knowledge is great. knowledge is something we all need. but we can't just leave it there without applying it in some form. love, joy, peace, patience...all great things we KNOW about. but why are we slow to apply them? let's think about how we can truly reframe our intentions.
04:21
September 21, 2022
uplift with atomic interactions - livia chan
uplift with atomic interactions - livia chan
Moments of Imparted Joy is celebrating the 40th episode. In addition, this 40th episode happens to fall on a very special day - believing that nothing is coincidental, today is exactly 40 days since the moment that Livia Chan and I met in real life and spent three whole glorious days together soaking up every ounce of sunshine + love. Pure JOY. Eating popcorn, watching Netflix, and enjoying our favorite Ben+Jerry’s ice cream flavors RIGHT outta the carton with a spoon. When I say it was the highlight of my YEAR, it’s the honest truth. It started me thinking. I want to hear what others have to say about giving + receiving joy and love. While this is not a live conversation, it is a reflective narrative from the heart. This episode i am stepping aside and you will hear from my lovely best friend. Livia. Livia is a head teacher at Burnaby School District in Vancouver BC and Digital Content Coordinator for the Teach Better Team. She is a published author, blogger, and speaker deeply passionate about community, leading with heart and positivity, seeing things as gifts, and daily lifelong learning. You can connect with Livia HERE:  https://twitter.com/LiviaChanL  https://www.instagram.com/liviachanl/ https://livchan.com/ Thank you, Livia Chan for giving us the gift of YOU. Your joy, friendship, gratitude, and atomic interactions. Keep revealing your heart with imparted joy.
06:28
August 28, 2022
oh, i'm a quitter, alright
oh, i'm a quitter, alright
I’m a quitter. And I’m really ok with that label. In May, I walked out of my classroom for the last time, said goodbye to my friends, and left the profession of teaching after 20+ years. It was an emotional choice, but there was something inside of me that just knew it was the right time + space to give myself a new adventure. I wasn’t upset, disillusioned, or exhausted - actually, it was the opposite, I was finding that I had more to create + inspire in other areas by using God-given gifts to exercise. We’ve all heard phrases like “don’t give up” or “never give in” We’ve even chanted song lyrics like “I get knocked down, but I get up again, you are never gonna keep me down” by Chumbawamba. We’re human, we’re supposed to glorify the tough fighter within us that parallels success with sticking to a plan no matter what. Honestly, that does not motivate me to reach any of my personal or professional goals, it actually sounds exhausting. But what happens if we simply want to take the option to quit? Isn’t that ok? Quit is not an unhealthy word. It’s not like resigning, retiring, stepping down, giving notice…those sound better. I believe that knowing when to quit, and doing it more often, is an effective way to improve the balance of our personal lives + professional lives.
08:38
August 21, 2022
my trash to martin's treasure
my trash to martin's treasure
discounting the gifts + talents we have been given harms our self-confidence and value. shift your mindset towards the positive.  take it from me, i learned quite the lesson after finding myself wanting to discard a creative piece and would have missed an opportunity to bring someone else joy.
08:24
July 27, 2022
recovering + redefining the rules
recovering + redefining the rules
I was raised from a young age that it was best to stay within the firm boundaries of the rules that were laid out for me.  And I pretty much complied.  I did not want to risk losing the respect or love of my family, so I set up some pretty unrealistic expectations for myself as I grew older. Those led to creating unhealthy habits that ruptured into pathways of anxiety and stress. Let me be completely clear in saying that I am the only one who created those expectations. After years of putting myself through adverse emotional conditions, I decided it was time to reposition myself to accept peace and grace through flexible rules that would not dictate my success.  It’s not a perfect blueprint, but it is one that is fluid and can be adjusted to meet the standards that I desire for my life.
05:40
June 17, 2022
uncertain moments of trust
uncertain moments of trust
do you know what i learned today?  that we make an idol out of CERTAINTY.  in addition, we chase after control, clarity, protection, + safety in all areas.  we long for EXACT answers + for every detail of our lives to line up perfectly. uncertainty + trust play a key role in developing our life's foundations. yes, the ups + downs will always be there, sometimes very unexpected. what I desire is ultimate HOPE + clarity for us all.  a constant state of HOPE that permeates + saturates every area of uncertainty. allowing our static souls to emerge with fresh confidence + expectation of what is to come.
06:19
May 09, 2022
stop performing on the stage
stop performing on the stage
no need to audition for your life.
02:58
April 09, 2022
groceries + gratitude
groceries + gratitude
look inward. pull ourselves together. own life’s circumstances.
05:36
March 11, 2022
the daily grind + small wins
the daily grind + small wins
how many wins do YOU celebrate each day?
04:59
February 21, 2022
i'm not a REAL writer
i'm not a REAL writer
common belief trap. share your message. that is what is REAL.
03:45
February 05, 2022
i may need a helmet.
i may need a helmet.
consider how you will leave each day as a better person…changing, evolving. with joy.
04:21
February 01, 2022
tally marks + oh my lanta
tally marks + oh my lanta
what awareness will you capture today as you look for intentional connections with your students + peers? pause. seek. engage. with joy.
05:09
January 20, 2022
not ok is ok
not ok is ok
what threatens to steal your joy today?
04:14
November 29, 2021
1...2...3...eyes on me
1...2...3...eyes on me
uncomfortable with odd numbers. take the 1...2...3...challenge.
04:51
November 08, 2021
no standard for different
no standard for different
no standard can be created for ‘different’.  can we agree to concentrate on bravely choosing that different is better than good?
05:23
October 26, 2021
UTI, TMI, + a meteor shower of what-ifs
UTI, TMI, + a meteor shower of what-ifs
BONUS episode: Middle-of-the-Night Edition…a conversation with myself.
04:31
July 20, 2021
walking in the wilderness
walking in the wilderness
walking in the wilderness doesn’t have to be lonely.
05:03
July 17, 2021
decisions = responding or reacting
decisions = responding or reacting
you are not the only person impacted by your decisions.
04:32
June 30, 2021
make the memory
make the memory
capture it. write it down. let it become a treasure.
02:28
May 21, 2021
be more heart, less attack
be more heart, less attack
unpacking a few lyrics from storytellers needtobreathe + reflecting on the road to awesome.
02:26
May 10, 2021
stay weird
stay weird
share your unique individuality freely.
03:28
April 28, 2021
rethink forgiveness
rethink forgiveness
attitude is everything.
04:28
April 13, 2021
oops, i did it again
oops, i did it again
yep. comparison is the thief of joy.
02:54
March 16, 2021
lip balm + post-it notes
lip balm + post-it notes
what do you have an abundance of that you can share...
04:21
March 11, 2021
joy over the anxiety
joy over the anxiety
joy. is not happiness. it’s a cultivated disciple.
03:23
February 25, 2021
truth be told
truth be told
truth be told, we can trade our joy-debt in and seek to experience that internal hope that will bring us peace.
06:14
February 10, 2021
i’m fine. really.
i’m fine. really.
toxic words.
02:33
February 01, 2021
pray
pray
at all times.  for all people.
02:13
January 20, 2021
what lies ahead
what lies ahead
‘not all storms come to disrupt your life, some come to clear the path.’ -unknown
02:15
December 31, 2020
thirty-one more days
thirty-one more days
one month.  2020 will be a memory.  what will you come away with?
04:08
December 01, 2020
you just start
you just start
what can you do to see fresh HOPE?
02:44
November 17, 2020
what’s joy got to do with it
what’s joy got to do with it
what joy looks like for each of us may be very different.  embrace that fact today.
03:26
October 29, 2020
season of waiting
season of waiting
#impartEDjoy
02:10
October 14, 2020
right in front of us
right in front of us
a few moment of morning momentum
02:29
September 21, 2020
three trees
three trees
fourth day of school.  it’s tiring.  it’s hard.  but there is JOY and hope.
03:23
August 17, 2020
love them well
love them well
what will your narrative with your students look like this year?
02:43
August 10, 2020
hope + joy for today
hope + joy for today
just a few moments to share how we can make an impact in our communities today as we plan to return to school.
03:03
August 03, 2020
new lens, bigger picture
new lens, bigger picture
how will you hold your NEW lens steady + optimally capture the next shot?
03:16
July 27, 2020
warm demanders
warm demanders
Be personal today as a warm demander. With intention + joy. #MondayMomentum
02:58
July 20, 2020
a joyful beginning.
a joyful beginning.
a simple introduction to my heart + voice.  a space to share + instill joy in others. share it. infuse it. JOY.
02:58
July 14, 2020