5 Myths of Mindfulness

Researchers stress that a critical component of school-based mindfulness programs is understanding the basic definition and purpose of mindfulness––including what mindfulness is, and what it is not.

Social Emotional Learning and Why It Matters for Educators

As educators, we don’t (and shouldn’t) leave our emotions at the door when we’re working with young people. Attending to our own social and emotional needs is important, especially if we’re tasked with teaching social emotional learning to our students.

Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness in the Classroom

Every school has students who have experienced trauma. According to the National Child Traumatic Stress Initiative (NCSTI), more than two thirds of children have reported at least one traumatic event by the age of 16, making trauma one of the most important public health issues in our world today.

The Urgency of *Right Now*

There are so many other things that we could be doing right now. Maybe notice, as you sit down to read this, if there are other things that you feel like you should be doing. Listen to this guided practice on: working with urgency.

3 Mindful Ways to Start a Meeting

Learn three mindful ways to start a meeting and listen to a personal story about the simple, yet powerful ways that meetings can impact both self-care and community care.

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