Shrewsbury Public School Committee - Mindfulness

By Ben Painter

4th-grade students led their town School Committee through the practices that have been supporting their mental health. What the School Committee did next shows us what is possible for mindfulness in schools.

“If I’m a little stressed or overwhelmed about school, I just take a few deep breaths and that helps me

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Flourishing While Black retreat group

Carrington Kernodle Epperson is the Mindfulness Director at the University of Virginia. Among the initiatives she led in her first months at UVA was Flourishing While Black, a program sponsored by the Contemplative Sciences Center that uses culturally responsive yoga and meditation sessions to foster well-being and a greater sense of belonging among undergraduate and … [Read more]

By Taeya Boi-Doku

During these past few months, the world has felt like it is simultaneously spinning out of our control and desperately needing our help. To try and make sense of this jumble, I have found that I need to stay in motion. Knowing that I cannot keep up with all the information in … [Read more]