Motivation & Taking Initiative:
Mindfulness & Relaxation:
What is MINDFULNESS?
Being focused in the present moment (not the past or the future), with full awareness without judgment.
What mindfulness is NOT:
NOT relaxation, although it may be an effect of certain mindfulness exercises.
NOT a religion, although Mindfulness draws on concepts found in Zen & Buddhism.
Mindfulness Cue Cards:
A cartoon to teach Mindfulness:
Progressive Muscle Relaxation:
Practicing how to breathe:
Integrating Social/Emotional Learning (SEL) into common core: