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The Science of Taming the Wandering Mind

"Mindfulness exercises are very much like physical exercise: If you don’t do it, you don’t benefit. But if you do engage in mindfulness practice, the more you do the more you benefit."—Researcher Amishi Jha https://www.mindful.org/taming-the-wandering-mind/?fbclid=IwAR3GDs86RGTKlcKvO7jvsSNLGwSOrfIv2JwDYKCvdAwglPLUI1PtBhzgRqA

Yoga can ease pressure on health service, says Prince Charles

The Prince, who is known to be a firm believer in the power of alternative medicine, said the ancient practice of yoga had "proven beneficial effects on both body and mind". https://www.telegraph.co.uk/royal-family/2019/02/18/yoga-can-ease-pressure-health-service-says-prince-charles/?WT.mc_id=tmg_share_fb&fbclid=IwAR12hxQFkyLJj_ebosuIX9C03wTviR-xsGba0D6oyK5dV9sOPx2B5cYZhB0#

Helping Children Take a Mindful SEAT to Calm Down

A simple mindful exercise to help older children manage feelings of overwhelm, stay in the present moment, and not get caught up in strong emotions and thoughts. https://www.mindful.org/helping-children-take-a-mindful-seat-to-calm-down/?fbclid=IwAR2-vdoeaUlhU_q_c9Qs4x3ycjUYjT55GSm0fKPrIJg0vesCuTOEht4AYp0

Meditation is the Fastest Growing Health Trend in America

Mindfulness is no longer considered a “soft skill,” but an essential part of overall health care. https://www.mindful.org/meditation-is-the-fastest-growing-health-trend-in-america/?fbclid=IwAR3d0BOA2iG1hzSdaNh_LbyZSrw3ei0BwsQovRlwJs5WXm60SJEZdcU_cls

“Just Breathe” Short Mindful Film

In the four-minute film, kindergarteners talk about coping with emotions and using meditation and breathing techniques. https://www.mindful.org/kindergarteners-talk-about-mindfulness-in-just-breathe-short-film/?fbclid=IwAR2QEaEvbWFoRo2k_NgKLuhpOUmxEzYN5SMZCo92P6D4jU1VoLUu1kotiKA

Yoga for kids is catching on locally

"Self-induced relaxation is one of the main lessons of children’s yoga, said Christine Walker, a certified yoga instructor and owner of Little Bee Yoga company in Norwell, who led the library class Thursday. “Our world is so crazy, they need these tools to self regulate in this crazy world,” she said. “By coming to yoga,… Continue reading Yoga for kids is catching on locally

19 Things Yogis Want You To Know About Yoga

Despite its immense worldwide popularity, there are still a lot of misconceptions about yoga and those who practice it.So here's a quick list of some of the things yogis want you to know about yoga. https://www.doyouyoga.com/19-things-yogis-want-you-to-know-about-yoga-76159/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=19%20Things%20Yogis%20Want%20You%20To%20Know%20About%20Yoga&fbclid=IwAR1On6WPzNE5kQMuaJyVV2cvTbT5cgXa25ujgFSKi6m0E86hDVpSZTxzyuE

After-school restraint collapse is real—here’s how to help your child

A great article... we highly recommend a short yoga session or a simple guided meditation to assist with the after-school transition. There are some wonderful meditation apps you can use, let us know if you would like some recommendations. “Give children time to get a snack [and] relax their minds. Offer your child a physical… Continue reading After-school restraint collapse is real—here’s how to help your child