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Starting where we are by jklee

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Should I Quit My Job? (quiz)

David Castillo Dominici for FreeDigitalPhotos.net<p>Have you been feeling frustrated and burnt out? Maybe you've started wondering whether it's time to …

Teaching For-Credit Mindfulness Classes (interview)

photo courtesy Caverly Morgan<p><i>Caverly Morgan is the Founder, Director, and Lead Teacher for Peace in Schools, www.peaceinschools.org, which brings</i> …

Mindfulness

76 Scientific Benefits of Meditation

We all have heard that “meditation is good for you”. But good in what terms? Is that just reports from people doing it for 10 years, or are there …

Mindfulness

The Top 10 Insights from the “Science of a Meaningful Life” in 2014

By Jeremy Adam Smith, Bianca Lorenz, Kira M. Newman, Lauren Klein, Lisa Bennett , Jason Marsh, Jill Suttie<p>It’s time once again for our favorite …

Psychology

Nourishing and Depleting Activities: An Alternative to Resolutions

Welcome to a brand new day! A brand new year, even! And like our sitting practice, intention and motivation is especially important at this time. …

The Complete Reader's Guide to the Mindfulness Survival Kit

This is the complete and official reader’s guide for <i>The Mindfulness Survival Kit</i> by Thich Nhat Hanh.<p>It is the perfect reading companion for seasoned …

Mindfulness

Top 5 iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas

Although this post is a little early for the back-to-school season, consider it an early reminder that summer is near and that, eventually, the start …

Mindfulness in Education Research Highlights

Although research on mindfulness, especially with children and adolescents, is still in relatively early stages, an increasing number of studies have …

Pupil attainment linked to teachers’ wellbeing

Government ministers have been urged to take note of research that suggests there is a significant link between teachers’ health and wellbeing and …

Self-improvement

Growing Patience

As a leader, one of the hardest skills to maintain in today’s “do more with less” economy is demonstrating patience. We face challenges everywhere we …

Art, Farming and a Safe Place For Boys to Discover Meaning

Shares 0<p><i>Is this a model for serious education reform? Theodore Richards and The Chicago Wisdom Project.</i><p>Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to …

Education

Feeling Overwhelmed? Remember "RAIN"

When I was in college, I went off to the mountains for a weekend of hiking with an older, wiser friend of twenty-two. After setting up our tent, we …

Eight Ways to Remember Anything

I once came up with a metaphor I thought perfectly captured the sheer mass of material my classmates and I were expected to memorize in our first two …

The Brain

Need more mindful activities? Five things to try

Stress reduction<p>Want to incorporate a bit of mindfulness into your life but not sure how to begin? Being Mindful have several locations around London and offer eight-week courses (two hours each week) dedicated to helping you deal with the everyday stresses in your daily life.<p>Eating<p>Do you see …

The Nueva School Innovative Learning Conference: Megan Cowan on Mindfulness in Education

A beautiful talk by Megan Cowan, Co-founder and Program Director, on the tremendous opportunities as well as the potential pitfalls of bringing …

Mindfulness

The Real Reasons Why Mindfulness is Good for Business - Mindful

Despite a promising forecast from Google’s resident mindfulness trainer, Chade-Meng Tan, mindfulness may not be poised to make your company “a …

Telling better digital stories

Creative Commons attribution information<p>At Netskills we’ve been exploring the benefits of digital storytelling for the education community for a few …

Digital Storytelling

What is Mindfulness?

The British Parliament Stops to Meditate

When you think of the places where you’re likely to encounter mindfulness meditation—like a yoga studio or a temple or a serene health …

How to Spot and Stop Manipulators

<i>“There are those whose primary ability is to spin wheels of manipulation. It is their second skin and without these spinning wheels, they simply do</i> …

RSA ANIMATE: Changing Education Paradigms

10 Ways Our Lives Are out of Whack

In 2012, after being home to various classes of primates for more than 100 years, the renowned Monkey House at the Bronx Zoo closed down. The zoo's …

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