Being Mindful about Mindfulness

This article enterainingly takes on what is deemed "a skeptics point of view" about mindfulness in education. Written by a parent of a child who attends a school that utilizes mindfulness, it raises the issue of mindfulness in schools often being used as a reactive measure. If it is used soley to raise scores or eliminate negative behaviors is it still truly mindfulness? Mindfulness experts chime in on the issue to create a thought provoking read on the way mindfulness is being implemented in schools.


Mindfulness practices buoy students in Sacramento’s Einstein Middle School

Mindfulness practices fill a range of needs in the lives of Sacramento area elementary and middle school students. Here, local teachers see the benefits of mindfulness in their classrooms as they seek to help students combat stress, connect with their classmates, and be present in the age of constant internet distractions at our fingertips.


“The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness." - Jon Kabat-Zinn
“We shall not cease from exploration / And the end of all our exploring / Will be to arrive where we started”- T.S. Eliot (Little Gidding V, Four Quartets, 1943)
Calm body, quiet mind