TILT Talk E2: Wholehearted Teaching: Authenticity, Self-Care & Gratitude

TILT Talk E2: Wholehearted Teaching: Authenticity, Self-Care & Gratitude

Facebook Group: Wholehearted Classrooms – Higher Ed Educators/Researchers in the Arts

Reading List:
Brown, B. (2019). Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone (Reprint ed.). Random House Trade Paperbacks.

Brown, B. (2015). Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead (Reprint ed.). Avery.

Brown, B. (2018). Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. VERMILION.

Brown, B. (2020). The Gifts of Imperfection: 10th Anniversary Edition: Features a new foreword and brand-new tools (Anniversary ed.). Random House.

Brown, B. (2008). I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn’t)( Telling the Truth about Perfectionism Inadequacy and Power)[I THOUGHT IT WAS JUST ME BUT I][Paperback]. GothamBooks.

Burke, T., & Brown, B. (2021). You Are Your Best Thing: Vulnerability, Shame Resilience, and the Black Experience. Random House.

Doyle, G. (2020). Untamed. Random House.

Hooks, B. (2021). bell hooks – Teaching to Transgress + Teaching Critical Thinking + Teaching Community | bell hooks Teaching Trilogy 3-in-1 Combo (Set of 3 Books). Taylor and Francis Books.

Kleon, A. (2012). Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative (1st ed.). Workman Publishing.

Lcsw, L. M. M. (2020). Self-Love Workbook for Women: Release Self-Doubt, Build Self-Compassion, and Embrace Who You Are (Workbook ed.). Rockridge Press.

Gilbert, E. (2016). Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear (Reprint ed.). Penguin Publishing Group.

Lemon, N., & McDonough, S. (2018). Mindfulness in the Academy: Practices and Perspectives from Scholars (1st ed. 2018 ed.). Springer.

Martinez, L. (2021). Teaching with the HEART in Mind: A Complete Educator’s Guide to Social Emotional Learning. Brisca Publishing.

Neff, K. (2015). Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself (Reprint ed.). William Morrow Paperbacks.

Neff, K. (2021). Fierce Self-Compassion: How Women Can Harness Kindness to Speak Up, Claim Their Power, and Thrive. Harper Wave.

Smith, M. (2020). Keep Moving: Notes on Loss, Creativity, and Change. Atria/One Signal Publishers.

TED Talk:
The power of vulnerability, 2010 English Brené Brown TED Talks

Your elusive creative genius, 2009 English Elizabeth Gilbert TED Talks

Steal Like An Artist: Austin Kleon at TEDxKC

The Space Between Self-Esteem and Self Compassion: Kristin Neff at TEDxCentennialParkWomen

Netflix Specials:
The Call to Courage
“With humor and empathy, Brené Brown discusses what it takes to choose courage over comfort in a culture
defined by scarcity, fear and uncertainty.”

“Australian comic Hannah Gadsby reshapes standard stand-up by pairing punchlines with personal revelations on
gender, sexuality and childhood turmoil.”

Dare to Lead
“Conversations with change-catalysts, culture-shifters and more than a few troublemakers who are innovating, creating, and daring to lead.”
Unlocking Us
“Conversations that unlock the deeply human part of who we are, so that we can live, love, parent, and lead with more courage and heart.”
Design Matters with Debbie Millman
“The world’s first podcast about design and an inquiry into the broader world of creative culture through wide-ranging conversations with designers, writers, artists, curators, musicians, and other luminaries of contemporary thought.


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  1. Great podcast! The importance of creating an authentic classroom where all students can be heard, experience acceptance and feel at home is critical to continued success in academia. Thank you both for stepping into the arena and challenging us to be our best selves!

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