We believe . . .
. . . that growth and learning take place when people of all ages are connected, confident and focused.
. . . that mindfulness empowers us to handle adversity, manage emotions, and resolve conflicts in a proactive and deliberate way.
. . . that resilience is essential for thriving in school, career, and community.
. . . do you?
Center for Resilience seeks to empower people to empower themselves through the practice of mindfulness which fosters success in the classroom, community and workplace.
Our trained staff, tailored curriculum, interactive workshops, and online resources help children and adults manage stress, overcome obstacles, cultivate compassion and thrive through adversity – outcomes that benefit both the individual and society as a whole.
Our vision is one of resilience.
We work in partnership to create a self-sustaining culture of fortitude in school, career, and life.
We envision communities where all people live lives of strength, purpose and compassion.
We inspire success one moment at a time.
Welcome to Center for Resilience, a nonprofit dedicated to introducing and strengthening mindfulness practice in diverse settings – classroom, community and workplace. Our approach helps students become ready to learn and thrive in school, and empowers people of all ages to manage stress, cultivate compassion and expand their capacity for reflection, purpose and balance. Center […]
Mindfulness off the cushion? I recently read the “Mindfulness Gets a Hobby” article on mindful.org that talks about how mindfulness practices are often missing the playfulness and creativity that allow one to really open up, embrace, and enjoy mindfulness practice. It goes on to say that play “enhances learning—there’s a number of studies showing that […]
“I think we’re on to something,” one of our instructors said after doing a doodling activity in an elementary school classroom dedicated to students with special needs. He told me about how the room really quiets down, and the students are able to focus when they are doodling. In the last blog post, I talked […]