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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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Helping Students Handle Academic Pressure

By Barbara Gruener Hello, September. It’s that time again, another school session is in full swing. Those first magical weeks of connection and collaboration have lit students’ hearts and minds on fire and stoked their passion to learn and grow. … Continue reading

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