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Mindfulness in Education

Try This Gratitude Meditation: How to Move Beyond Same S*** Different Day

Mark W. Guay | Posted 02.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mark W. Guay

I'd like to share with you a gratitude meditation I've developed. I'm moved by the concept of finding happiness in any situation. It doesn't mean you...

For Real Change in Education, Try Mindfulness

Elizabeth Frias, PhD | Posted 11.02.2015 | Education
Elizabeth Frias, PhD

There are a plethora of programs out there that claim to offer schools an efficient and effective strategy for addressing students' social and emotional demands and discipline needs. Unfortunately, providing the school staff with trainings and handbooks only goes so far.

Permission to Pause -- A Mindfulness Requirement

Treasure Milinovich | Posted 09.23.2015 | Education
Treasure Milinovich

One thing is certain, as we continue our work with the teachers it is glaringly apparent that they NEED permission to pause. They NEED permission to reflect. They NEED permission to understand themselves better so they are better able to handle the rigors of teaching.

Rethinking Professional Development: Using Mindfulness to Explore the Emotional Labor of Teaching

Elizabeth Frias, PhD | Posted 09.08.2015 | Education
Elizabeth Frias, PhD

Taking the time to practice mindfulness is an excellent opportunity for teachers to stop, sit quietly, and bring awareness to their emotions and how those emotions may be affecting them physiologically.

A Mindfulness Dream Come True

Treasure Milinovich | Posted 08.27.2015 | Education
Treasure Milinovich

I didn't know quite to expect as I walked in the front doors of Crockett Elementary in South Phoenix, Arizona. What I had heard was this was a low-income school with a high population of refugees and they were all in for mindfulness training for the entire school.

The Seattle Seahawks ARE Mindfulness

Sunny Wight | Posted 03.28.2015 | Impact
Sunny Wight

This is a very exciting week at my Arizona-based children's charity, Mindfulness First. All of our Instructors start back in the school districts teaching Mindfulness to K-12th Grade children.

Mindful Sustainability

Marc Anderson | Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Marc Anderson

In order to meet present day needs and adapt to unavoidable change in sustainable ways, we must see the world and our place in it clearly. Mindfulness is the operating system that supports that view.

What's in Your Mindful Toolbox? Your Feet!

Bonnie Levine, MA | Posted 12.25.2013 | Impact
Bonnie Levine, MA

By early October the children have been taught four different secular mindfulness techniques. They have been encouraged to choose one technique that supports them in focusing their mind and calming their bodies. This mindful snapshot is about one of the first practices I teach each class.

A Mindless Race to the Middle?

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Is it possible to translate mindfulness into something that can benefit everybody regardless of religion, ethnicity, education, or age without dumbing it down and forfeiting authenticity?