Mindful Musings Blog

5 Ways Mindfulness Can Support Your SEL Goals

Feb 13, 2019

Both mindfulness and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) have been receiving significant attention in ed-related discussions recently. An increasing number of studies show that social and emotional intelligence is the foundation to academic achievement. So where does mindfulness fit into the picture, and how can it support SEL goals?   If you’re a teacher, you’ve…

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How Does A Mindfulness Program Support Employee Well-Being?

Jan 22, 2019

Have you ever Googled the benefits of a mindfulness program in the workplace? Chances are, you found citations about reductions in stress, increases in focus and attention, improvements in health and increases in job satisfaction and employee engagement. (If you haven’t, see our compiled list at the end of the article). And you might wonder,…

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6 Games You Can Play Mindfully With Your Students

Jan 15, 2019

Between winter break, disruption of routines, midterms, state testing, and the weather not always cooperating to allow for recess, this time of year can challenge students’ readiness to learn (and sometimes your patience!). Next time your students (or you!) are feeling a little out of sorts, consider adding an element of play to help. Play is…

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5 Ways to Incorporate Mindfulness in Your New Year

Jan 2, 2019

Put down the pen for a brief mindfulness practice.  Before jumping to jot down all your goals for the new year, take a minute to practice mindfulness. It’s easy to get lost in the sea of “coulds” and “shoulds,” scrolling through articles that tell you about all the best (or trendiest) new activities and goals…

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5 Tips for a Mindful Holiday Season… and beyond

Jan 1, 2019

It’s no surprise that stress levels rise during the month of December.  As believers in the power of mindfulness, we posted weekly tips for #MindfulHolidays throughout the month of December on our social media pages.  While we all may need the extra reminder during the busy holiday season, these tips can also be helpful throughout…

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P.A.U.S.E. and take it all in…

Dec 12, 2018

We use P.A.U.S.E. as a teaching acronym in our curriculum with teens, which stands for Pause, Attend,Untangle, Settle, Engage. Not just for teens, this tool can be useful for us adults too, especially during this time of year when life can sometimes feel a little overwhelming. As an organization, we are taking this intentional Pause…

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Tim Hebert

Dec 7, 2018

CEO and President of Atrion for over 25 years, CEO and founder of Trilix, Chief Managed Services Officer at Carousel Industries, and an active member of the Rhode Island community as a national speaker, writer, mentor through Rhode Island’s Academy of Career Exploration, a Director of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, and a board member…

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What’s Mindfulness Got to Do With Athletics? 

Oct 21, 2018

You may know that edge-of-your-seat moment of the big game when a player misses the free-throw shot, the clear path to the goal, or the easy hole-in-one… Or maybe you can relate to that practice where a player isn’t 100% there, and brings that with them to the game the next day… Whatever happened in…

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Rose Quigley Molina — Part Three

Sep 13, 2018

“Be the reason someone smiles” By: Jennifer Jordan This is the final entry of a three-part series about Rose Quigley Molina, a lead social worker for Providence Public Schools and co-founder of Social Sparks, a social-emotional learning center in Lincoln, RI for children with social-emotional learning differences. Resilience has been at the core of Rose’s life…

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