Dr. Tish Jennings explains the effectiveness of contemplative teaching and learning.
A basic teaching of mindful awareness is that we are all connected and dependent on one another. Even young children can appreciate this, says Susan Kaiser Greenland.
What happens when a small group of fourth and fifth graders is taught mindfulness techniques for 10 weeks?
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?
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This simple act has the
power to change everything.
Take 3 mindful breaths. Choose your focal point: notice the breath enter and exit through the nose, chest, or stomach.
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Anxious? Take a few long, deep breaths. On your next task, move slowly. Speed only hides panic.
Dim the lights an hour before bedtime. Engage in relaxing activities outside of the bedroom. Pass the time quietly.
Rushing around? Change the pace: Tune in. Grab a glass of water, or just sit still. Think of three things you enjoy about being still for a moment.
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