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Promoting Mindfulness With A $1.2 million Gift Helps UBCO Educators

Promoting Mindfulness With A $1.2 million Gift Helps UBCO Educators | Mindful | Scoop.it

"$1.2 million gift helps UBCO educators promote mindfulness
The intentional cultivation of moment-by-moment focused attention and awareness – for educators."

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Mindfulness as a tool continues to expand and this gift in Colorado is a great example.

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What About Mindfulness Scares Us?

What About Mindfulness Scares Us? | Mindful | Scoop.it
Jon Kabat-Zinn, a professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a pioneer in applying mindfulness to the field of medicine, discussed how the concept can be integrated into K-12 education.
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"Compassion is a skill, kindness is a skill, attention is a skill and awareness is a skill." Jon Kabat-Zinn    So the question I ask is why are we not teaching thse skills to as many people as we can?


Can we afford to leave these life enriching skills laying on the side of the road?  What really are we afraid of that prevents our embracing of mindfulness?

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