Education

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Compassion

You Can Change Your Life by Loving Yourself 

Learning to take care of your heart, to accept the pain that comes with seeing the people you love suffer, and to be okay with suffering yourself, is the true work of self-love—and it begins with the breath. Read More

  • Ali Smith, Atman Smith, and Andres Gonzalez

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Compassion

5 Ways for Teachers to Take a Self-Compassion Break 

While working nonstop to help their students thrive, educators often end up neglecting their own well-being. High-school counsellor and Mindful Self-Compassion teacher Lisa Baylis offers a toolbox of simple practices for educators to offer themselves the same compassion they show in the classroom. Read More 

  • Lisa Baylis
  • March 9, 2022
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Anxiety

Helping Kids Connect Through Face Masks at School 

Wearing masks and social distancing makes it harder for kids to connect with one another at school. Here’s how mindfulness director Adam Ortman is helping by incorporating more playfulness in the curriculum. Read More 

  • Sarah Robertson
  • November 3, 2021
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Calm

Mindfulness for Middle Schoolers 

Two new studies from Yale, Harvard and MIT found that mindfulness may help improve mental health and academic performance in middle schoolers. Read More 

  • B Grace Bullock PhD
  • October 14, 2019
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Kids

Mindful Educators Community 

A free resource offering the best practices for bringing mindfulness into the classroom from 25 of today’s leading mindfulness experts and educators. Read More 

  • Mindful Staff
  • August 14, 2019
Dena Simmons
Calm

Finding Your Way Back Home 

For Dena Simmons, “mindfulness was not something that I got to do by sitting in a quiet space and meditating.” She shares her mindful journey from the streets of Bronx to the ivory towers of Yale and back. Read More 

  • Victoria Dawson
  • February 21, 2019

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