While it’s important to be informed right now, too much information can feel overwhelming at times. Here are 3 ways we can consume news in a more mindful way.
Nature can help us feel more connected to the world around us and grounded in our bodies and minds. As we look for ways to engage kids during this time indoors, we invite you to use your next trip outside to establish mindfulness and spark creativity with this fun activity.
Ray School in Chicago is working hard to make resources like Calm Classroom available to students during distance learning.
"Even though much is beyond our control, we can control our breathing. We can offer our bodies, our nervous systems, a path out of chaos, a path to calm, a mindful connection with humanity, even gratitude for being alive, right now, in the present moment."
There are several mindfulness meditation exercises that can be implemented within a classroom, providing children with tools and techniques that they can utilize to enhance their mental wellbeing. Whether children could use assistance in harnessing their awareness, increasing mental focus, developing social-emotional skills, or reducing stress and anxiety, mindfulness meditation is a multifunctional practice that all youth can benefit from.
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