Mindfulness allows us to be aware of the present moment in both our outer and inner world so that we can choose to skillfully respond, rather than react.
Lessons are age appropriate, using stories and games for younger students and more discussion and formal practice for teens and adults. Lessons include: mindful breathing, listening and eating, as well as lessons in gratitude, generosity and compassion.
Everyone! Mindfulness has been shown to increase awareness and emotional control and decrease stress and anxiety in children and adults, and who couldn't use that?!
Michelle talks to Lew Goldstein for Focus On about what mindfulness means and how it can benefit you. She also leads Lew through a short practice.