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Everyday Mindfulness in the Classroom

By Liz Bergren Mindfulness, a buzzword we hear everywhere. The term, first coined by Buddhist scholar T.W. Rhys Davids, was reintroduced to us as a practice through the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979. Kabat-Zinn is a renowned MIT-educated scientist … Continue reading

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Mindful Movement with Children

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW When I think back to some of my favorite memories as a young child at school, I realize how many of them included “outside the box” approaches. Outside the box is a funny expression when … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Boredom

By Amanda C. Symmes, LICSW Hey there, midsummer friends. I see you! Your tan is settling in nicely, the floor mats in your car are covered in sand and seashells, and the door handles are sticky with ice cream memories. … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Strategies for Anger Management

By Barbara Gruener Okay, I’ll admit it: When I was growing up, I had no idea how to deal with my anger well. Not one little bit. During my formative years, I was sent to my room to get over … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Strategies for Educators

By Barbara Gruener As I set my goals for this year, increasing the use of mindfulness professionally and personally was at the top of the list. I attended a learning session about it at the character conference in Wisconsin this … Continue reading

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