Mindfulness Resources

Elementary

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens.

Mindfulness also involves acceptance, meaning that we pay attention to our thoughts and feelings without judging them—without believing, for instance, that there’s a “right” or “wrong” way to think or feel in a given moment. When we practice mindfulness, our thoughts tune into what we’re sensing in the present moment rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future.

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"Just Breathe" by Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman (Wavecrest Films)
60-Second Strategy: Guided Meditation

Mindfulness Activities

Relaxed Breathing Training, Version B
Daniel Goleman: Breathing Buddies
Have Compassion - Empower Tools | Mindfulness Videos For Students | GoNoodle

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