Resources

Students, teachers, parents – everyone benefits from a study of Mindfulness.

Mindfulness Audio Exercises

Mindfulness of the Breath

Mindfulness of the Breath

Body Scan

Body Scan

Mindfulness of Walking

Mindfulness of Walking

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Articles

Mindfulness Training Busts Stress (CNN)
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How to Bring More Mindfulness into Your Life (Duke Medicine)
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Books
Calming Your Anxious MindCalming Your Anxious Mind:
How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You from Anxiety, Fear, and Panic

by Jeffrey Brantley and Jon Kabat-Zinn
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The Mindful ChildThe Mindful Child
by Susan Greenland
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Full Catastrophe LivingFull Catastrophe Living
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Mindful Teaching and Teaching MindfulnessMindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness: A Guide for Anyone Who Teaches Anything
by Deborah Schoeberlein and Suki Sheth
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The Mindful BrainThe Mindful Brain
by Dan Siegel
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Heal ThyselfHeal Thyself
by Saki Santorelli
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Building Emotional IntelligenceBuilding Emotional Intelligence
by Linda Lantieri
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The Stress Reduction Workbook for TeensThe Stress Reduction Workbook for Teens: Mindfulness Skills to Help You Deal With Stress
by Gina Biegel, MA, LMFT
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CDs
Guided Mindfulness MeditationGuided Mindfulness Meditation (4 CD series)
by Jon Kabat-Zinn
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Calm Down BoogieCalm Down Boogie
by Betsy Rose
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Still Quiet Place: Mindfulness for Young ChildrenStill Quiet Place: Mindfulness for Young Children
by Amy Saltzman, M.D.
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Still Quiet Place: Mindfulness for TeensStill Quiet Place: Mindfulness for Teens
by Amy Saltzman, M.D.
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Benefits of Mindfulness

Benefits of Mindfulness The benefits of mindfulness are manifold:
  • Better focus and concentration
  • Increased sense of calm
  • Decreased stress & anxiety
  • Enhanced health
  • Improved impulse control
  • Increased self-awareness
  • Skillful responses to difficult emotions
  • Increased empathy and understanding of others
  • Development of natural conflict resolution skills

Applications of Mindfulness

Applications of Mindfulness Mindfulness gives children access to some of the same techniques that the world’s top athletes, speakers, and musicians use to perform at their best under pressure-filled circumstances like:
  • Test Taking
  • Public speaking
  • Sports
  • Music
  • Peer Interactions
  • Family life