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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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When Kids Fear Swimming Lessons, Don’t Just Dive In

By Eric Braun For me, few things symbolize the joy of summer vacation more than a swimming pool. When I wrap my toes over a pool’s concrete lip, gaze at the shimmering blue water, and inhale the smell of chlorine, … Continue reading

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Enter to Win Stress Management Resources!

This month we’re giving away a book bundle that helps both teachers and students deal with stressful situations: This giveaway is now closed. Stress Can Really Get on Your Nerves RX for Stress In a Jar® What to Do When … Continue reading

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Share the Wealth: Spotlight on Community

By Laurel Lisovskis, BSW Part 1 in our Share the Wealth series. Click to read other Share the Wealth posts. It is no secret that we continue to feel the pinch in the realm of public school budgets. Across the … Continue reading

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Counselor’s Corner: National Stress Awareness Month

April is National Stress Awareness Month. Read on for some ideas you can implement to reduce your level of stress. Create a Stress-Free Zone Every day when I get home from work I make my bed. After making it I … Continue reading

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