Mindfulness Resources

Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to experience.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/basics/mindfulness

Mindfulness for students helps them to deal with their current feelings before acting on them.  Learning to stop in the moment and decide your action:  stop, go, hit, hug, help, quit, move, breathe…

Mindfulness for teachers helps them to prioritize.  Many feel everything is the fire that needs put out.  Mindfulness helps them to stop in the moment to decide their action: grade, toss, teach, pause, react, plan, remember, let student struggle, answer, breathe…

Mindful people are happier, more exuberant, more empathetic, and more secure. They have higher self-esteem and are more accepting of their own weaknesses. Anchoring awareness in the here and now reduces the kinds of impulsivity and reactivity that underlie depression, binge eating, and attention problems. Mindful people can hear negative feedback without feeling threatened. They fight less with their romantic partners and are more accommodating and less defensive. As a result, mindful couples have more satisfying relationships.” ~Jay Dixit

Transcendental Meditation: A Scientific Perspective by Quantum Physicist John Hagelin, PhD

Transcendental Meditation Technique – A Complete Introduction

Published on Jan 29, 2014

http://tm.org In this introductory video, Bob Roth describes the Transcendental Meditation® technique in depth. What you’ll learn:

• What TM is
• What TM is not
• What happens during TM
• How we know TM really works
• TM’s effect on the brain
• The natural tendency of the mind
• What a mantra is
• Where TM came from
• How TM is different
• Why TM works for everyone

To learn more about the TM® technique, visit http://www.TM.org or call 1-888-LEARN-TM (1-888-532-7686)