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Mindfulness Meditation in Public Schools: Side-Stepping Supreme Court Religion Rulings

Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Education
Candy Gunther Brown, Ph.D.

Why is mindfulness sweeping American public schools? There is a perceived crisis in U.S. public education.

Back to School With Heart

Janine Francolini | Posted 10.28.2014 | Education
Janine Francolini

It is time to be going back to school with more than brand new backpacks filled with school supplies. Here's to the 2014-15 school year kick-off with vigilant attention to EVERY aspect of our children's health and development!

What (Most) Schools Fail To Teach

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

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...