Week 1- An Introduction to Mindfulness

2 10 2012

1. Article Highlights: These excerpts are from the introduction to Learning  to BREATHE, a mindfulness curriculum for adolescents, and a short introduction to mindfulness from the Mindfulness Research Guide.

2. Video Spotlight: Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn (founder of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, MBSR) speaks on mindfulness in education and social-emotional learning:

3. Classroom Practice: This week’s practice is S.T.O.P. The purpose is to Stop, Take a breath, Observe, and Proceed. Check out more here:

STOP and De-Stress in 30 Seconds

Here’s a guided version: