This year we are seeing the education system at large openly embrace the need for educator wellbeing. How can educators build mindfulness programs amidst the monumental challenges of the pandemic and a tumultuous year?
The Equity in Action Scholarship Fund will support BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+ Educators to participate in our year-long programs with significantly reduced tuition.
Regardless of who wins, Democrats and Republicans must find a way to work together again for the common good. We have a lot of work to do. We can start by taking action with empathy and kindness.
Two-thirds of Americans consider the presidential election a “significant source of stress in their life.” Try these strategies to help you mindfully manage election stress.
Key Changes in Mindful Schools’ Programs and Leadership Team: As our nation faces unprecedented challenges, our hope is that these key shifts can help cultivate joyful and just school communities no matter what the future holds.
This fall, how will your virtual classroom *feel*? In this year's unique back-to-school kit, we bring our focus to connection and certainty –– during what may feel like a disconnected and highly uncertain time.
The negativity bias is the fact that we’re all hardwired to see the negative more than the positive. There’s good news: once kids know about the negativity bias, they can do something about it. Here are some tools to help.
Children and families are feeling the stress and mental impacts of covid-19. Learn how this family took Mindful Schools' free classes online to help them cope with stress and fear.
At times of transition, we can help our children reflect back on the year, the month, and even each day. Try this reflection activity and help students think about successes, challenges, and new ideas.
In an emergency state – when the streets are burning, pandemic is spreading, and ecology is crumbling, what do we do with our mindfulness practice? Try the Three R's of Mindfulness to rise to the moment: regulation, resilience, and realization.
In the wake of the killing of George Floyd and the resulting nationwide protests, many of us are challenged with making sense of our grief and loss – both for ourselves, and with the children in our lives. Mindfulness can be a tool to develop awareness and compassion so we are resourced to take action to address racism and injustice.
There’s no perfect answer as to what our kids need in the middle of a pandemic, we’re all doing our best. Developmental pediatrician and parent, Dr. Mark Bertin, offers 4 helpful tips for consideration.