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#MindfulMayChallenge – Week 5 Mindful Taste

<b>Week 5: 28th- 3rd June 2018<br>Mindful Taste–</b> Take time each day to notice the taste of foods and drinks.<p>This is the last week for <b>#MindfulMayChallenge</b> …

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#MindfulMayChallenge: Week 1-Mindful Object

<b>Week 1: 30th April-6th May 2018<br>Mindful Object</b>– Take time each day to notice something specific about an everyday object.<p><b>Before you begin:</b><br>This is the …

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A Teacher’s Mindfulness- A New Year Begins Part 2 Mindful Object Meditation

Our work days seem to be filled with thoughts flitting between lamenting what has happened in the past to what may happen in the future. Only 10% of …

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A Teacher’s Mindfulness- A New Year Begins Part 1 Shoulder Relaxation

Education has an odd calendar. When we talk about a “new year”, champagne, confetti and the lingering sounds of “Auld Lang Syne” are not echoing …

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#MindfulMayChallenge

Developing mindful practice is a life time endeavour. Even as it becomes part of our daily habit, we need to take a moment to consider our …

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Mindful Presence – Take a Knee

Mindfulness is an everyday psychological capacity to be in the present moment and allowing calmness to fill the moment. It is not some sort of …

Why Mindfulness in the Classroom?

Over the last two weeks, I have had the pleasure to work with <b>Collaboroo</b> ( https://www.collaboroo.com ) and presenting two free online workshops,</b> …

Mindfulness in the Classroom- Spring Mindfulness

The different seasons allow us to explore mindfulness with children in different ways. Spring allows our senses to come alive and examine our senses …

Book Review by Sharon Stephenson – 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Mindfulness In The Classroom

<i>Note: Sharon Stephenson is a primary teacher and</i><p>I purchased this book after developing an interest in encouraging mindfulness in the classroom with …

Mindfulness in the Classroom – Guest Blog: Empowering Question Meditation by Gill Hancock

<i>About the Author: Gill Hancock is a KS1 practitioner, working in an International school. With 20 years experience of KS1, KS2 and KS3 students, Gill</i> …

Book Review by Kerry Macfarlane – 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Mindfulness In The Classroom

<b>Note: This is a book review written by Kerry Macfarlane who is a Primary<br>Teacher, Specialist Leader and PSHE/Mental Wellbeing Lead at Corpus Christi</b> …

Mindfulness in the Classroom – Empowering Question Meditation

Questions are at the centre of most of the achievements and progress of human beings. The “What ifs…” and “I wonder whys…” help to give direction to …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom – Test Taking Tips

As national testing times begin to draw near in many countries around the world, our attention begins to fall on the stress our children are under …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom – Valentine Mindfulness (AKA Loving Kindness Mindfulness)

As we move towards the month of February, our minds tend to fall upon Valentine’s Day and the whole concept of LOVE. LOVE can be described in many …

Tops Tips- Mindfulness & Tinnitus

<i>(I thank my regular blog followers for allowing me to go slightly off message for a worthy cause. Next week is Tinnitus Awareness Week in the UK and</i> …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom- Yoga

For some people, Yoga and Mindfulness are synonymous. However, one can practise mindfulness without doing Yoga. But, Yoga can add a different …

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Moms Are LOVING This 4-Minute Clip That Calms Down Angry Kids

There are plenty of resources for teaching mindfulness to moms, but it's an equally beneficial practice for children. Which is why we are loving this …

Mindfulness in the Classroom- Mindful Eating

The key to mindfulness is focusing on the present moment calmly and accepting the feelings and thoughts and bodily sensations. It is our way to …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom- Music

Some of our earliest memories may be of our mother or father singing to us as a child. It is likely to be one of the earliest memories for our …

Mindfulness in the Classroom- Mind Jar Meditation

An important part of teaching children mindfulness strategies is the understanding, identifying and accepting of emotions by the child. We all have …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom- Mindful Walking

Sometime during the first year and a half of life, most of us pulled ourselves up on unsteady legs and took our first steps. During those tentative …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom- Mindful Listening

In the earlier post, Mindfulness Starts Here, I wrote that mindfulness is about focusing on the present moment. Children and adults alike can find …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom- Starfish Hand Meditation

I have learned that to support the development of mindful skills in children, we must try lots of strategies and give children lots of strategies so …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom- Gratitude

Yesterday, across the Internet, I saw #RandomActsofKindnessDay on most of the social media sites. Also, there were lots of news about children’s …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom- Breathing

Breathing is one of the most natural things a person can do and an automatic reflex that is hard wired in our brains. How many times have you heard …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom- Meditation

There are three fundamental processes required for mindfulness to occur: forming intention, paying attention and adjusting your attitude (Shapiro, …

Mindfulness in the Classroom-Mindful Colouring

The fastest selling books right now are Adult Colouring Books! You can find them nearly everywhere that sells books or magazines. The mindful act of …

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Mindfulness in the Classroom- Every Little Bit Counts

This past week has been a busy one for many Primary schools across England. It is collectively known as SATs (Standard Assessment Tests) Week for …

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How To Start Developing Mindfulness in the Classroom

You have made the decision to try teaching mindfulness in your classroom. What do you do next?<p>1- Take the time to consider your own mindfulness. My …

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