“How’s it going?” I asked Susan during our follow-up phone coaching session. A second-grade teacher, Susan had recently completed the first weekend of the Cultivating Awareness and Resilience in Education (CARE) mindfulness-based teacher professional development program, and had begun practicing bringing a more mindful approach to her teaching.Read more »
Inadvertently, No Child Left Behind has resulted in teachers more stressed-out than ever. This is where practicing mindful awareness can make all the difference.
The classroom is a set-up for the stress response. I’m trying to get through this lesson so my kids will do well on the standardized tests and I’ll be able to keep my job. But my students aren’t paying attention and don’t care a hoot about this test.Read more »
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Heading to newsstands: The June 2015 issue of Mindful magazine. Check out the online extras on Mindful.org.
Here's a selection:
Elisha Goldstein shares a mindfulness practice for embracing others when they've hurt us.
Ed Halliwell: Meditation for anxiety.
Cheryl Fraser: Fight or flight: Why do we argue before we say goodbye?