Why we need to build time for Intentional Stillness in our School day?
Lets start with some self-reflection: How many of you are shuttling between multiple social media networks every single day? How many of you reflexively reach for your phone - like all the time? How many of your party time discussions are around watching a useless video on your phone? How many of you are jumping from one thought to another, no different from how you constantly check your phone for that instant gratification? Now for a minute: I want you to step away from your
Start With A Smile
SMILE! Have you ever had the experience when you were upset or had a frown on your face about something and someone came up to you and said one word.. "smile!"? They may not have known what was going on at the time, but they were doing their best to help you feel better. Through neuroscience studies on brain function, we know that when we smile we trigger our brains to condition a positive attitude and sends signals for us to release tension. It has also been proven that if y
4 Simple Exercises For Everyday Mindfulness
As a parent, you want your children to be successful. But often we force our personal definition of success onto them and find vicarious pleasures in pushing them in that direction. Society correlates success with financial wealth or fame and thats the value we try and ingrain in our children. But the society of tomorrow needs children who are mindful, community-minded and compassionate. Parenting with this in mind is not easy; given that we are living in a society which expe