“When I do mindfulness, I feel calm and I have confidence.” – 4th Grader. Together, let's create Mindful Schools to build empathy, resilience, and confidence in kids, and impact whole school communities! Listen to what students have to say about mindfulness.
The Cigna Group Foundation renews support for Mindful Schools; $425,000 grant will fund the expansion of mindfulness programming in 15 Title I schools.
Mindful Schools partnered with Passaic High School in New Jersey to make mindfulness practices available to educators and students.
Have a fun summer with your kids with these 3 mindful activities! Check your *internal* weather, practice using your 5 senses, and try this bedtime routine.
Mindful Schools partnered with Paterson Public Schools in New Jersey to make mindfulness practices available to a district of 51 schools.
A first-grade teacher, a best friend, a parent — grab a tissue and watch high schoolers read their Gratitude Letters to the people they’re thankful for. Try this gratitude exercise with your students.
With self-compassion, we empower ourselves to be the holder, giver, and recipient of kindness. It is a sustaining, internal source of self-support and something that can always be available. Try this practice.
The list of emotions that may be present in the classroom runs long. Try this 4-3-2-1 strategy to pause––to give them the choice to respond to the situation rather than just react.
Cultivating joy isn't a “how to be happier” exercise. It's about noticing the subtle joys, mini joys, and many joys that we already experience in our everyday lives. Listen to the guided practice.
Words of encouragement are powerful for students––and educators, too. Try a “give and take what you need” wall to offer positive quotes, affirmations, and encouragement. And for educators ...
Thanks community support, Mindful Schools provided Laveen Elementary School with greater access to our programs, with remarkable results. Watch their story.
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.