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What (Most) Schools Fail To Teach

Jamie Lauren Zimmerman | Posted 11.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Jamie Lauren Zimmerman

What if there was something schools could do that was scientifically shown to promote emotional resilience, physical health and academic performance? But what if only a few schools had started to incorporate it into their curriculum?

Goldie Hawn Is Revolutionizing the World's Education System

Robert Piper | Posted 03.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert Piper

The ability to recognize emotions within the brain is probably the single most important tool children should learn. Self-awareness and self-regulation are one of the tools that the MindUp program is teaching children.

WATCH: Goldie Hawn 'Falls In Love' At School Board Meeting

Posted 04.25.2012 | Miami

Hollywood star Goldie Hawn popped into a meeting of the Miami-Dade School Board Wednesday, surprising onlookers, prompting a standing ovation, and ann...

Thoughts on Mindful Awareness Practices in Education

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 02.26.2012 | Education
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

While popular with adults, the practice of applying mindfulness to education is not a recent phenomenon.

Private School Children Learn Skills to Manage in a Complex World

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 02.11.2012 | Education
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

Founded in 1893, Brown School is one of the few private schools to integrate mindfulness -- the practice of cultivating awareness, attention, acceptance and non-judgement -- into its entire school curriculum.

Goldie Hawn Reveals Her Mission To Bring Children Happiness

Marianne Schnall | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marianne Schnall

Goldie Hawn has a "life-changing" quest and mission: using our growing understanding about the human brain to create innovative programs in schools to foster happier and more resilient children.

TED Talks: Goldie Hawn, Daniel Siegel On Mindfulness For Children At TEDMED (VIDEO)

TEDMED | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Actress Goldie Hawn spoke at the TEDMED conference about her "very big, very broad dream" of bringing happiness to children. "I thought, let's do some...