Video: Meditate at School

I recently came across a video which profiled a school that uses meditation and mindfulness to help children understand their behaviour. Mindfulness tools and adult support empowers children to self-reflect, mindfully move their bodies, self-regulate and connect with their breathing. This enables kids to think about making more informed choices, and move forward with a mindful […]

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Words Have Power

“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Rumi Many of us have heard that childhood saying: “sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” As we grow up, we come to realise that bones eventually heal themselves, but the psychological impact of the negative […]

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Kindness is a Virtue

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop During October 2015, my school hosted ‘Kindness Week’, a week where children and teaching staff offered random acts of kindness to each other and themselves. Based on the ‘Kindness Boomerang’ concept which has swept kids and adults in the US by storm, […]

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