Author: Christopher Willard

Christopher Willard

Christopher Willard, PsyD, is a psychologist and educational consultant based in Boston, specializing in mindfulness for adolescents and young adults. He has been practicing meditation for over fifteen years. He currently serves on the board of directors at the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy and the Mindfulness in Education Network. Dr. Willard has published five books on contemplative practice, including Growing Up Mindful. He teaches at Harvard Medical School.

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Living

A Kindness Practice for Families

This is a mindfulness practice that parents and kids can do together—offering good wishes and compassion to those who bring us joy, as well as those we find difficult.

Meditation

A Simple Mindful Cell Phone Practice

Here’s a short mindfulness practice to help you notice your reactions to the beeps and buzzes of your phone, and become aware of the stories and urges and emotions that it can bring up.