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Meditation Creates a Little Breathing Space for San Francisco Students

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"Mindfulness does not make problems go away," says Megan Cowan. "But the way that you are meeting your experiences changes to allow more lightness and happiness." 

And kids who are calm and happy are disproportionately the ones who learn. Let's hope that mindfulness training spreads to more of our nation's embattled schools, where teachers and students alike nowadays can use all the help they can get!

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Richard Schiffman is the author of two spiritual biographies and is a poet based in New York City, as well as a freelance journalist. His passions are his love of nature, studying the world's great mystical traditions and activist writing and (more...)
 
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Check out the Mindful Schools website for informat... by Richard Schiffman on Sunday, Oct 21, 2012 at 10:47:28 AM
I use mindfulness exercises all the time and recom... by Philip Pease on Monday, Oct 22, 2012 at 1:01:53 PM