Mindful Musings Blog

30 Days of Gratitude Challenge

Nov 1, 2020

I saw a funny meme the other day that said something to the effect of, “I’m not turning my clocks back this weekend because I can’t endure an extra hour of 2020.” I did chuckle a bit, as it has been a particularly rough year for many of us. I was also reminded, however, that…

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We’re Going Digital! ResilientKids™ Remote Integration

Jul 13, 2020

For a decade, Center for Resilience has been offering its nationally recognized, mindfulness-based social emotional learning program for K-12 students, ResilientKids™, to thousands of children and young adults in Rhode Island. For the students, educators and school communities we serve, the results have been overwhelmingly positive: enhanced school cultures and adults able to access mindfulness…

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CFR Commitment & Statement of Solidarity

Jun 9, 2020

Today we write in the wake of a global pandemic and in the midst of nationwide protests against structural racism and its legacy of violence and discrimination in our country. We know that this is a time of deep hurt for many that we, as a predominantly white organization, will never fully understand. We also…

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Keeping Safe: Emotionally and Physically

May 4, 2020

Life as we know it has and continues to change drastically due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many are living amidst fears for their safety, the safety of loved ones, and future uncertainty, all of which take a toll on emotional health and well-being. Teachers and students alike are making extemporary changes to their personal and…

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Celebrating World Art Day — Mindfulness & Art

Apr 15, 2020

Today, April 15, is World Art Day. Sometimes when we bring up the “a-word” in classes, we inevitably see some eye-rolling and sighs. If you find yourself in that camp, before you click off this blog to read something else, consider that the word “art” can take many forms, and not all of them are…

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J.McLaughlin Fundraiser

Mar 9, 2020

On Thursday, March 12, from 4:00pm-7:00pm, we will be hosting a Sip & Shop fundraiser at J.McLaughlin on Angell Street in Providence! You’re invited to join us for an evening of sips and light bites while you shop their new spring collection. 15% of proceeds from purchases made will be donated to Center for Resilience.…

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5 Ways to Practice Mindfulness Right Now

Jan 23, 2020

The benefits of mindfulness continue to make it into the media where the data continues show benefits in many facets of one’s life. The practices are simple but not always easy to incorporate into each day. Here are a few tips to keep you going. 1. Stop What You’re Doing and Take a Breath Take…

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Intentions Over Resolutions

Jan 6, 2020

Happy new year AND new decade! There is something auspicious about this new beginning. You may have even made a New Year’s Resolution (or two) with a hopeful promise of what you will start, change, or do over the next 365 days.  You might have even written them in a journal, shared them with a…

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5 Tips for a Mindful Holiday Season

Dec 2, 2019

While visiting with family last weekend, my husband pulled out an old holiday card photo of our kids from 2006 and remarked that it doesn’t seem like that picture was taken 13 years ago. The holidays seem to arrive a little more quickly every year, right?  It seems like just yesterday we were pulling out…

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