Approaching anxiety and isolation with mindfulness

Approaching anxiety and isolation with mindfulness Anxiety and isolation aren’t just issues that rat-race crazed urbanites are trying to get a handle on. Yesterday, I read an article in the local paper, the Calgary Herald, about farmers struggling with mental health.  (Here’s the link in case you want to check it out: https://www.pressreader.com/canada/calgary-herald/20170127/282071981621297). How often do … Read more

Got sleep? Top Mindful sleeping habits

Got Sleep? Top Mindful Sleeping Habits How do mindful sleeping habits factor into our mindfulness practice? Well, it’s pretty simple. If you’re tired all the time, it’s nigh impossible to live mindfullly. In a constant state of exhaustion, we are basically running on empty and don’t have the extra willpower it takes to apply our … Read more

Children’s mental health & modeling purity of intention

Children’s mental health and modeling purity of intention Supporting children’s mental health is the buzz-phrase of 2017, it seems to me. Everywhere I go, I am noticing opportunities, workshops, articles, etc, about how to support children’s mental health. So if we’re only noticing that children need mental health support now, what the heck were we … Read more

New study – Teachers’ Stress Reduction through Mindfulness Improves Classroom

Teachers’ Stress Reduction through Mindfulness Improves Classroom Teachers’ stress reduction makes the classroom better? Of course! An interesting new study published by the University of Virginia’s Curry School of Education shows that teachers who incorporate mindfulness strategies into their lives for personal stress reduction feel better and teach better. The study was conducted on teachers in … Read more

Student Video about tolerance – Just Like You

Student Video about Tolerance – Just Like You Check out this award-winning video about tolerance from student film-makers at Santa Fe School For The Arts & Sciences! Uploaded in 2010, it still holds true today! Worth a quick view or showing to your classes! Thanks & namaste from Rosanna @ CalgaryMindfulness

Why is mindfulness needed in education?

Why is mindfulness needed in education? Why is mindfulness needed in education, or in any group environment? It’s all about managing our stress. Healthy stress is a natural part of life, including childhood. Children and adults alike need to be challenged in order to grow and develop. However, in the modern education system, healthy stress is … Read more