A recent trend within education promotes the idea that children should be provided with more than formal academic skills when they attend school. Education should also consider improving the well-being of children by encouraging social and emotional skills to deal with life’s challenges. Mindfulness has shown to be an effective tool […]

Cultivating Mindfulness in Schools

Mindfulness First has been implementing a school-wide mindfulness program at David Crockett Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona since August of this year. Our goal is to make it the first entirely mindful school in Arizona. Our instructors regularly visit each classroom and practice mindfulness with the students as well as teach […]

A Year-Round Gratitude Practice Through Mindfulness