Breathing Bracelet

Breathing Bracelet

I added this lesson into my curriculum recently and my students really enjoyed it. I did this activity with students ranging from grades 4-8 and I feel kids and teens alike would enjoy it. This activity requires beads and string. The intention with mindful art is to...

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Mindfulness Check-In

Mindfulness Check-In

Rose, Thorn and Bud Reflection During my mindfulness classes within schools we practice insight and reflection to start to understand ourselves better. Self-reflection is a way to build a relationship with self. It means taking a look inward not only to what we may...

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Mindful Consumption

Mindful Consumption

It is often during stressful or uncertain times that we find ourselves reaching to habits and routines that are easy, familiar and safe to us. Some of these routines or habits support our well-being, providing a sense of comfort, support and stability. While other...

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Books, Podcasts & Music

Books, Podcasts & Music

Reading is to the mind, what excercise is to the body. For as long as I can remember I have been a lover of books, often found with piles of books stacked beside my bed and pages upon pages dog-eared. I love learning through books and now podcasts and thought there...

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The Myths of Mindfulness

The Myths of Mindfulness

I recently completed an 8 week training in Mindfulness Self Compassion, but I initially was hesitant and skeptical about participating. While I practice and teach yoga and mindfulness daily, my concern with exploring mindfulness self compassion was that it might erode...

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What you Practice Grows Stronger

What you Practice Grows Stronger

Like many things in life, whatever you think or do regularly becomes a habit. The aim of meditation is to train the mind, creating a strongly conditioned pathway in the brain. I practice meditation and yoga consistently so that when challenges inevitably arise I can...

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