Mindfulness

Mindfulness

  • “Mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.” mindfulnessinschools.org

     

    FACTS ABOUT THE MINDFUL SCHOOLS CURRICULUM:

    • The curriculum for the program is derived from mindfulschools.org.
    • The program is non-secular, and does not include symbols or artifacts closely linked to a particular religious tradition (e.g. making particular gestures with one’s hands, bowing, using religious props, etc.).
    • The curriculum focuses on values such as kindness, cooperation, empathy or concentration. However, mindfulness is not an attempt to teach a comprehensive ethical system.
    • Stratford's Mindfulness Room Stewart's Mindfulness Room

     

     

    APPS to Explore With Your Family:

    • Headspace for Kids
    • Mindfulness for Children
    • Thrive Global
    • Calm- Great for adults too!
    • Breathkids
    • Simple Habit- Great for adults too!
    • Aura
    • Calming Bottles
    • Breathe THink Do with Sesame
    • Mindfulness for Children
    • Insight Timer
    • Relaz Meldoies

     

     

    Exercises to try at home:

    Mindfulness Coloring Pages

    Feeling My Happy Place

    Positivity Board Game

    50 Mindfulness Practices