According to The Harris Poll on behalf of APA in March 2022, Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world. The current stress level experienced by Americans is 20 percent higher than the global average. Out of 143 countries, the global average of the number of stressed-out people is 35 percent, compared to 55 percent of Americans.
How do you create calm in a world that so desperately needs it?
It begins with you!
Let’s find our calm in a practical, reflective, and fun way and show up re-centered, re-ignited, and re-energized to take on the world! Creating Calm is a powerful journey that you can embrace on your own time or as part of a group. You can complete it in any order to feel, find, and experience your own calm. And when you find your calm, it also tends to spill over to those around you!
Creating Calm, focuses on Creating Calm Within Ourselves and Others. It helps individuals self-reflect and dig deep so they can show up every day re-centered, re-ignited and energized to create a climate and culture that thrives for themselves and those around them. It encompasses sustainable self-care practices, helpful tips, and daily reflections that are applicable personally and professionally as they support you and your community. The more reflective and open you are, the more effective this book will be for you.
Benefits of the book
Creating Calm is a 28-day/practice challenge to create calm within ourselves and others. Throughout the 28 days/practices, we will learn sustainable self-care practices that help us show up every day at our best and elevate others to do the same. We want you to thrive and not just survive!
Enjoy Gentle Guidance through:
About the Author
Kami Guarino is a mom of four unique learners and a wife, educator, leader, mentor, and friend. She has worked with and been inspired by some of the most talented and insightful people throughout her career in education. Yet so often these individuals who have served others while striving to make a difference in the world feel defeated, exhausted, and ineffective. Kami is committed to shifting an educator’s mindset from surviving to thriving.
Kami is an educational leadership consultant and founder of The Excellence Team. During her thirty-year journey in the K–12 education system, she has experienced many personal and professional highs and lows. Her background in counseling and school leadership—combined with extensive experience in mindfulness, restorative practices, and trauma-informed care—has naturally led her to focus on the whole child/whole adult approach to education.
Who is the book for
Creating Calm is a book designed for individuals, communities, and organizations that want to find their calm. Whatever role you play in life, this journal is for you. It offers wellness practices, benefits, tips, and reflections to help you dig deep and find your best self.
This is a self-paced book for individuals or groups of people. It offers benefits both personally and professionally to create a climate and culture of calm within yourself and others.