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Teaching Mindfulness

'Teaching' Kids Mindfulness

Monisha Vasa | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Monisha Vasa

Can we actually teach our children how to be mindful? Or are we just trying to preserve the inherent consciousness that they already seem to have? In other words -- is mindfulness truly taught, or is it just "unlearned" over time?

The Benefits Of Mindfulness And Meditation For Kids

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.23.2013 | Parents

As more adults turn to mindfulness practices like yoga and meditation to combat mounting stress in their own lives (91 percent of Americans experience...

How Mindfulness Could Protect Your Kids From Depression

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.15.2013 | Parents

Mindfulness, the practice of cultivating focused awareness on the present moment, has been shown to have a number of benefits, including emotional sta...

Meditation For People Who Hate 'Om'

Posted 05.19.2014 | OWN

By Jena Pincott If the thought of yoga makes you antsy, try these ways to calm down, clear your chattering mind and possibly even transcend. L...

The Dos And Don'ts Of A Mindfulness Practice

Deborah Schoeberlein David | Posted 04.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Deborah Schoeberlein David

Mindfulness is a training process that moves inside your consciousness and only by your choice. Mindfulness develops over time; be humble about the process and enjoy the ride.

An Introduction to Mindfulness for Teachers and Their Students

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 07.30.2012 | Education
Susan Kaiser Greenland

The secular mindfulness approach we teach is not a narrow one that offers techniques for every "difficult" situation, but rather a process-oriented approach through which educators learn a way of being with youth that strengthens and supports how they communicate and teach.