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Jessica Nixon
Sep 26, 2017

Mindfulness in the Classroom

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Across the country, the practice of mindfulness is making its way into public schools. Mindfulness draws from meditative concepts and practices that aim to cultivate greater self-awareness and reflection on one’s thoughts, actions, and surroundings. Research has shown that it can help to improve a student’s ability to handle stress and alleviate depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress, and eating disorders... Read the FULL BRIEF HERE and comment below.

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