Teachers give everything to their classrooms, and in doing so can reach the brink of burnout. A long-time educator, Danielle, shares her self-care journey and offers tips to weave mindful moments into the school day.
Are there consequences for rushing a child's development? Learn 5 tips on setting age-appropriate expectations so your kids can thrive.
As an organization that is dedicated to enhancing the lives of young people and to creating environments in which they can best develop and thrive, we are concerned with the U.S. policy of separating children from their families.
Watch how Andrew introduces games like "emotional musical chairs" to help students explore how they experience emotions.
Jedi listening, highs & lows, bucket filling... Learn mindful activities for the dinner table to build family connection.
What does restorative justice look like in schools? Learn how restorative talking circles are helping to build community and safe spaces for students.
Looking for mindful activities to try with your kids at home? Try these 2 mindfulness-based activities from author Susan Kaiser Greenland.
What is the difference between SEL and Mindfulness? SEL uses an outside-in approach with a focus on building skills; Mindfulness works from the inside-out, building on everyone’s innate capacities for relationship building, such as empathy and kindness ...
What is compassion fatigue? How is it affecting our educators? Read this research, designed to help policymakers like school boards, superintendents, and politicians gain an awareness of what teachers are experiencing in all aspects of their work.
Emojis can be a safe way to begin conversations about mindfulness of emotions with students. My favorite part about this lesson is how much FUN it can be! Watch the demo.
For those who think the idea of teaching little kids to settle down and quietly focus on their breath is beyond comprehension, the ABC's can make mindful breathing fun for even the youngest audiences.
Educating our youth is a calling that draws some of the most hard-working and dedicated people. Teachers are also prone to burnout–in fact, last year, public school teachers quit their jobs at the highest rate on record. Educators, it’s time to start showing yourself care and compassion, right now.