Mindfulness

Tools for Supporting Mindful Minds

No Noise at Selfridges - Headspace on Kids

How Can Mindfulness Help Our Students?

Research over the past few decades has found that mindfulness training develops:

  • Increased attention
  • Increased executive function (working memory, planning, organization, and impulse control)
  • Decreased ADHD behaviors—specifically hyperactivity and impulsivity
  • Fewer conduct and anger management problems
  • Increased emotional regulation
  • Increased self-calming
  • Increased social skills and social compliance
  • Increased care for others
  • Decreased negative affect, or emotions
  • Decreased anxiety in general and text anxiety in particular
  • Decreased depression
  • Increased sense of calmness, relaxation, and self-acceptance
  • Increased self-esteem
  • Increased quality of sleep

www.mindfuleducation.org

Headspace- 10 minutes a day

Andy Puddicombe: All it takes is 10 mindful minutes
Headspace - How It Works
Headspace - 'Expectation' animation

Additional Mindfulness Resources

websites: https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app

mindfuled.org

mindfuleducation.org


Apps:

Headspace

Take 5 Mindful Minutes

Smiling Mind


CDs and Books:

Sitting Still Like a Frog by Eline Snel

Mindful Movements by Thich Nhat Hanh

What Does it Mean to Be Present? by Rana Diorio