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Teaching Mindfulness to Teens: 5 Ways to Get "Buy-In"

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Many readers asked, so here it is… How can we teach mindfulness to teenagers? How do we convince them to disconnect and spend time in stillness in their busy, connected lives? I have some ideas...
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What About Mindfulness Scares Us?

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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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Universities Teach Mindfulness with Free Offerings

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This post concludes my promise to share monthly exercises throughout the year helping you connect to your inner divine. What do UCLA, Stanford, Oxford, Duke, Penn State and University of Massachuse...
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Art of Living to conduct nation-wide meditation camps

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Art of Living to conduct nation-wide med..."Art of Living will conduct a nationwide 'Med...Being launched Sunday, which also is the birthday ..."The campaign will see people from all walks ...The initiative will run till May 31....


I wonder, if here in the United States we were to offer 1700 free meditation camps to teach people about the benefits of meditation would there be fear and condemnation.  If the ease at which you could integrate meditation into your life and help develop a mindfulness lifestyle were mass promoted would many writing their hands and say it is an assault on religion and the American foundation?


Of course I don't' know the answer but seeing the story of these free camps in India sparked a line of thinking in me. My hope is that nearly everyone would embrace it as a wonderful idea... Any thoughts?

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