Organizations

Mindful Schools

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Mindful Schools

The ‘Mindful Schools’ organization teaches mindfulness in schools in the Bay Area of California.  They offer adult training, conferences and workshops. The organization helps children learn to focus, manage emotions, and work with conflict resolution. They offer hands on training where children learn through direct experience.  Children learn to make smart choices when difficult situations arise. They learn that their thoughts, feelings, and behavior impact their outlook in life. Children who have taken this training have increased academic performance, less stress, and...

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Still Quiet Place

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Still Quiet Place

Dr. Amy Saltzman is a pioneer in bringing mindfulness education to children, teenagers, families, and teachers.  Her website provides videos, research links, and educational training events....

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The Hawn Foundation

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The Hawn Foundation

When Goldie Hawn was a little girl, she was asked what she wanted to be when she grew up.  She replied, “I want to be happy”. Her interest in happiness never dwindled.  As an adult her dream was to bring happiness to children.  She brought together a team of neuroscientists, doctors, educators, and positive psychologists to study happiness.   They created a curriculum and foundation called Mind Up . They use practices that are evidence based and backed by neurological research. The Mind Up curriculum teaches children how to quiet their mind, relax, reduce stress, develop pro-social...

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Mindful Education

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Mindful Education

This website is for people interested in finding out more about how mindfulness is being implimented into the education system in the United States.  It has links to research being done in mindfulness as well as links to mindfulness conferences....

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