Tag: kids

Mindfulness in the Classroom – Getting Started – Practice Mindfulness for Yourself

When I first started my mission to understand mindfulness, I did so because I wanted to find something that would help my overly anxious students.  As I have written in previous posts, I was seeing a trend in my students that was really frightening.… Continue Reading “Mindfulness in the Classroom – Getting Started – Practice Mindfulness for Yourself”

Mindful Conversations

Yesterday, I had the privilege to be a part of the 2nd Annual Mindful Conversations event at Niagara University.  It was an amazing event that brought educators from Pre-K through college and university level together to discuss how they are using mindfulness in the… Continue Reading “Mindful Conversations”

Four Square Breathing

In my research of mindfulness, it has been amazing to me to read about all of the different types of breathing that can help with anxiety.  As someone who can be pretty anxious myself, I have been trying some of these techniques and have… Continue Reading “Four Square Breathing”

Free Two Week Subscription to Calm

If you have been following my posts, you will know that I have recommended the app Calm a number of times. I love this app for my own personal use and also love to use it with my students.  There are tons of guided… Continue Reading “Free Two Week Subscription to Calm”

Finding the Cause

Recently, while getting my certification in mindfulness, I came across a very interesting concept. This concept is used to help people who suffer from depression and anxiety.  However, the more I read about it, the more I thought about how everyone could really use… Continue Reading “Finding the Cause”

Mindful Monday: Body Scan

Today I taught my students how to do a body scan as a relaxation technique.  It is an excellent way to become aware of stress that you may not even realize that you have as well as a great way to relax.  Through a… Continue Reading “Mindful Monday: Body Scan”