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Teaching mindfulness and compassion in schools

May 12, 2015

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Teaching mindfulness and compassion in schools by Daniel Rechtschaffen —  Schools across the globe are turning to mindfulness in the hope that it will be an antidote for the rising stress, emotional dysfunction and attention deficit in their students. Ongoing research reveals that a consistent mindfulness practice can help us to be happier, more focused, […]

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Modeling compassion

October 29, 2012

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by Kris Lecakes Haley —  Be they furry, finned or feathered, our companion animals provide us infinite opportunities to explore empathy and express compassion. Imagine yourself relaxing alongside your pet, stroking his or her fur as you utter a contented sigh. As your child plays happily nearby, feelings of gratitude and peace flood over you. […]

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