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  Teaching Mindfulness In School Assemblies

Mindfulness In Schools Initiatives

Mindfulness is a practice many schools are starting to use to help students deal with stress and other challenges that confront children today. Mindfulness in schools initiatives support students by teaching them how to keep themselves centered, and become the best that they can be! Acceptance and knowing what we can and can't change is key in mental well-being. The things that cause stress, anxiety and worry are as varied as there are individual people.

Teaching Mindfulness In School Assemblies

Teaching mindfulness in school assemblies is a way to help students "slow down", be in the present, and breathe when they are confronted with things that cause them stress or anxiety. When we can get our minds to focus on one simple thought or action, such as breathing, we can separate ourselves from the things that are causing us unease. These strategies help students become more present and less reactionary thus enabling them to make the best decisions in all situations. The key is being able to first calm the disturbance so that students can think more clearly about what is bothering them. Mindfulness is a way of doing this. By practicing mindfulness on a daily basis students can be more centered human beings and will ultimately find more success in school. It is a great tool for any person to have.

Brian can help support your mindfulness in schools initiatives by reinforcing the practices that you have in place in your school. In his assemblies he ties mindfulness into character education by delivering a message to your students that helps them turn their thoughts to things like respect and empathy and acceptance of others. Nothing works better than to turn our thoughts to others once we have used the techniques of mindfulness to calm the disturbance.

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