Mindfulness in an Emergency

"When the streets are burning, pandemic is spreading, and ecology is crumbling, what do we do with our mindfulness practice? Practice the Three R’s of Mindfulness to rise to the moment: Regulation, Resilience, Realization." https://www.mindfulschools.org/personal-practice/mindfulness-in-an-emergency/?fbclid=IwAR2NX-oKfvN2dhOH_gFqvwE2GesF4QOjXy45IBcRWZkqUwVtkSRYgxtSvTA

The Science of Compassion

"The field of compassion science has surged in the past decade. Today, researchers are studying a myriad of powerful ways compassion practices can improve health and strengthen relationships. Here, we look at the latest findings, so you can take a glimpse into what happens in your body and mind when you treat yourself and others… Continue reading The Science of Compassion

50-year-olds can have the brains of 25-year-olds if they meditate, memory and decision-making research shows

https://www.businessinsider.com/neuroscience-50-year-olds-brains-of-25-year-olds-habit-2019-4?r=AU&IR=T&fbclid=IwAR2Wn_ge20PYB9hlMQiCptwGBp4Nv-KembN-9V1-J8e50wTjIYDlScddIZ8

Why Teaching Kindness in Schools Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Inspiration for why teaching kindness as part of your classroom can benefit everyone---the student who experiences bullying, and the student who picks on others. https://www.edutopia.org/blog/teaching-kindness-essential-reduce-bullying-lisa-currie?fbclid=IwAR3TmACYUkzuE3SwE9H8T4geZJnyMnADqEjN0wPVTIGxou4wJy56ahxP6Xs

Why Kids – and Schools – Need Yoga

Adopting a yoga regime in schools could improve student mental health – and even reduce bullying and drug use. https://health.usnews.com/health-news/blogs/eat-run/articles/why-kids-and-schools-need-yoga?context=amp&fbclid=IwAR3EqnYEqeBa_scLu1qXSAKCFw1qcvPxOX-yg4ZKqdI8lcl20WTARZIDyfc

Seven Ways That Yoga Is Good for Schools

1. Emotion regulation2. Academic performance3. Reduced anxiety and tension4. Resilience to stress5. Fewer problem behaviours6. Physical well-being7. Teacher well-being and classroom climate https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/seven_ways_that_yoga_is_good_for_schools?fbclid=IwAR1VfChXfdXNPipH9xVYKSXymtWNsHpC5yHpn5iZk7u7zaywM7Oiwc5agKA

Meditation in Public Schools: Pro or Con?

Pencils down, eyes closed: Why schools all over the US (and beyond) are bringing meditation to the classroom. https://www.mindful.org/meditation-public-schools-pro-con/?utm_content=buffer7a121&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR0mzkxZe9GAbSzvNxHPuUG8pERXZMuYddD_21o7_Eu7pKEchZyIZDlRiuY

How Nature Boosts Kindness, Happiness, and Creativity

Yesssssssss! Get outside, take your shoes off and connect. You won’t regret it! 🌳🍂☀️🌔🌏 https://www.mindful.org/how-nature-boosts-kindness-happiness-and-creativity/?utm_content=buffer19ef8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR28LZWow6Kaajn8fn3wfm43GOWsj6kuO1SwJ_vm44BB8fqMIWVptxG5KlM