Tag Archives: teachers

Contagious Stress

This livescience.com news item caught my eye (‘Can You ‘Catch’ Stress in a Classroom? Science Says Yes’ by S.G. Miller, livescience.com, 27 June 2016) Head lice and strep throat aren’t the only things you can catch in a classroom. According … finish reading Contagious Stress

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Is Mindfulness Useful? – Feb ’16 Updates

Here are my top picks from the Feb ’16 issue of the Mindfulness Research Monthly newsletter, a publication of the American Mindfulness Research Association (AMRA). The newsletter lists several interesting articles describing the effects of mindfulness interventions on military personnel. My top picks include studies of … finish reading Is Mindfulness Useful? – Feb ’16 Updates

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Is Mindfulness Useful? – Jan ’16 Updates

Here are my top picks from the January ’16 issue of the Mindfulness Research Monthly newsletter, a publication of the American Mindfulness Research Association (AMRA). Several articles describe how mindfulness interventions affect student stress and teacher burnout. Another article that might interest those … finish reading Is Mindfulness Useful? – Jan ’16 Updates

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Workshop News: Contemplative Practices in Higher Ed

The Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE) provides resources covering a range of topics related to contemplative practices in higher ed. I’ve listed some of these resources at the bottom of this post. You might also be interested … finish reading Workshop News: Contemplative Practices in Higher Ed

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Emerging science: Meditation for teachers

There is an ever-expanding scientific literature on the impact of meditation, especially mindfulness meditation, on health care professionals and their patients. This work is now spilling over into the academic arena. The August 2015 issue of the Mindfulness Research Monthly … finish reading Emerging science: Meditation for teachers

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Mindfulness for Teachers

Spring Break has finally arrived. Indeed, several colleagues have told me, “it’s one week late.” Apparently, a lot of us teach, work, and live, in ways that are stretched so tight that a small schedule change can barely be tolerated. … finish reading Mindfulness for Teachers

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