Mindfulness for Children

Once relegated to discussions in health food stores or New Age bookstores, today mindfulness is being talked about almost everywhere and by almost everyone.

Mindfulness—the practice of bringing nonjudgmental attention to the present moment...

Susan Meyer, scholarship recipient at this year’s Mindfulness and Education Conference, called it a powerful gathering with like-minded educators in a...

In practicing mindfulness, we can learn to effectively integrate different parts of the brain and mediate internal conflicts. There is a basic neuroscience concept, “Nerve cells that fire together, wire together.” Due to recent findings of neural...

Sitting on his bunk bed, locked behind juvenile detention bars, 17-year-old Damon feels his breath softly rising and falling. As another angry thought surfaces, he remembers his mindfulness lesson and notices the tension in his body. He smiles at...

Rob: What originally motivated you to do this work? Has that motivation changed over time?

Jennifer: My initial motivation came from a sense of gratitude for how yoga helped me during some of the most...

Daniel Rechtschaffen, the creator of Mindful Children, shares the practice of heartfulness and explains how it may help children feel happier and less stressful.

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