Why Use The Breath in Meditation?
The breath is a friend of ours - its always with us. The breath is the most potent and secular form of meditation and can be used anyone irrespective, of their religious or cultural identity. The breath is a link between the mind and the body. We can control the breath, or let it work on its own. We learn about how our own mind works by simply observing the breath. When the mind is upset, you can notice the breath gets hard and rough. If you just keep watching the breath,
Character Development: Compassion - The Aladdin Way
Compassion in simple words “helping those who are hurting.” Compassion usually begins with sympathy, which is seeing someone’s pain. It is noticing a student who skins his knee or a friend who hurts her arm. It is being alert to a weary friend or a stranger who needs assistance. Compassion also includes empathy, which is feeling someone’s pain. Alladin and Abu find themselves with a loaf of bread and begin to eat it when Alladin spots a brother and a sister looking through tr
Mindfulness - The Minion Way
The minions are the most adorable characters ever. They make you laugh, cry and they are perhaps the most human-like character ever. My children and my family love these yellow ones. I have created this small video with snippets from the movies to bring lessons of Mindfulness to your children. Because they are so much fun, they are so easy to integrate into your classrooms. Besides the lessons, the minions make the children laugh and thereby making the uptake of learnings mu