Mindfulness at Home and at School
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Using principles of mindfulness to improve teaching and learning
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Mindfulness in Plain English

Mindfulness in Plain English | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Mindfulness is contradictory in that it is simple yet deeply layered.
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Really great primer to becoming mindful. 

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 28, 2012 3:44 PM

It truly is very multi-layered and complex.

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Know Thyself: Approaching meditation with mindfulness

Know Thyself: Approaching meditation with mindfulness | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
A profound irony of stress is that the best way to manage it is to get deeper into it.
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Baby steps to mindfulness. Very nice.

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The Power of Concentration

The Power of Concentration | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
We can learn a lot from the way Sherlock Holmes trains his mind. (The Power of Concentration, Mindfulness and Meditation in Approach-Orientated Emotional States.
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Discover the Benefits of Mindfulness - Huffington Post (blog)

Discover the Benefits of Mindfulness - Huffington Post (blog) | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Discover the Benefits of Mindfulness
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Mindfulness, or the practice of being aware of your mind and body at a given moment, can help increase your awareness in the here and now.
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Mindfulness Training and the Compassionate Brain | Psychology ...

Mindfulness Training and the Compassionate Brain | Psychology ... | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Meditation cultivates concentration, empathy, and insight at a neural level. By Christopher Bergland...
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Mindfulness Cognitive Therapy Reduces Anxiety in Bipolar Patients ...

Mindfulness Cognitive Therapy Reduces Anxiety in Bipolar Patients ... | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
In patients with bipolar disorder, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) has been shown to significantly reduce anxiety, according to researchers at the.
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Mission mindfulness « Mind the Gap

Mission mindfulness « Mind the Gap | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
So the Dalai Lama walks into a room full of neuroscientists… That sentence sounds like the revamped start of a priest-rabbi-imam joke. But it's the reality of the Mind & Life Institute — a nonprofit aiming to combine the first ...
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Love this. Eastern and Western beliefs and practices meet to learn from one another.

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 28, 2012 2:16 PM

It may sound like the begining of  a joke, but the Dalai Lama has worked extensively with neuroscientists.

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7 Yoga Moves to Improve Concentration

7 Yoga Moves to Improve Concentration | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Yoga is a great way to improve concentration, just by its nature. Working a few of the postures and breathing exercises below into your practice can help boost your power to focus even more!
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» ADHD & Parenting: 4 Mindfulness Techniques to Curb Stress - World of Psychology

» ADHD & Parenting: 4 Mindfulness Techniques to Curb Stress - World of Psychology | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) doesn’t just affect the individual.
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, December 27, 2012 3:12 PM

Only one person on auto-pilot at a time!  Parents must be mindful !

AnnC's curator insight, December 27, 2012 9:32 PM

Breathe deeply and model what children need to learn.

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How Mindfulness Rewires The Brain

How Mindfulness Rewires The Brain | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Did you know that mindfulness practice is showing that we can grow the area of our brain that's responsible for learning and memory?
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5 Daily Rituals to Manage Work Stress - Forbes

5 Daily Rituals to Manage Work Stress - Forbes | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
One can weave ones own tapestry of stress management methods, designing practices that are individual and work for you.
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Try Meditation to Strengthen Your Resilience

Try Meditation to Strengthen Your Resilience | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Get to know the part of you that doesn't change, no matter what.
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How to Keep Your Strengths from Becoming Weaknesses | Tiny Buddha

How to Keep Your Strengths from Becoming Weaknesses | Tiny Buddha | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Here are some steps to take when you feel like your strengths no longer serve you.
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Mindfulness at work: what are the benefits?

Mindfulness at work: what are the benefits? | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Everyone from Google to the NHS is practising mindfulness. So, how can it help you and how do you practise it? Gill Crossland-Thackray explores the phenomenon (RT @karmakees: the benefits of mindfulness at work.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 28, 2012 2:15 PM

Mindfulness has solid scientific credentials based on work of Richard Davidson, Mathieu Ricard, and Jon Kabat-Zinn.

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Using Mindfulness to Train Attention - Huffington Post

Using Mindfulness to Train Attention - Huffington Post | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Using Mindfulness to Train Attention
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Good question, and the answer is that using mindfulness to train attention can enhance your experience across the board.
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Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, December 27, 2012 1:20 PM

Being in the moment.........

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The Science Behind Mindfulness | Search Inside Yourself ...

The Science Behind Mindfulness | Search Inside Yourself ... | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
At SIYLI, it's no secret that we think mindfulness is mighty, but it's not just our opinion. It's easy to dismiss mindful practices as simply an emotional lift in your day, but everyday scientists are discovering new physical and mental ...
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Restorative Yoga for the Ultimate Relaxation - Shape

Restorative Yoga for the Ultimate Relaxation - Shape | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Completely relax and restore your body and mind with these 8 yoga poses that guarantee serenity.
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Use of Transcendental Meditation® for Veterans with PTSD and At-Risk ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Use of Transcendental Meditation® for Veterans with PTSD and At-Risk ... - PR Newswire (press release) | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Use of Transcendental Meditation® for Veterans with PTSD and At-Risk ...
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Yoga Saved My Life...Or Not. ~ Lisa Moak | elephant journal

Yoga Saved My Life...Or Not. ~ Lisa Moak | elephant journal | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
lululemon athletica A Single Key First Step... I know what you were thinking as you read the first part of the title of this piece. You are.
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Richness Is Life

Richness Is Life | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Bob Marley was once asked, “Are you a rich man, do you have a lot of possessions?” He replied, “I don’t have that kind of richness, my richness is life”.
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4 relaxation strategies that can improve productivity - by John Louie Ramos - Helium

4 relaxation strategies that can improve productivity - by John Louie Ramos - Helium | Mindfulness at Home and at School | Scoop.it
Employees especially those working in a corporate environment are prone to high levels of stress and anxiety.
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