Mindful Musings Blog

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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The Intention of Mindfulness

Nov 20, 2018

At times, mindfulness is inaccurately portrayed in the media, either trumpeted as a homeopathic cure-all or criticized as nothing more than a fad. Lately, we’ve seen mindfulness labeled as a selfish practice, grouped with other indulgences such as days at the spa or luxurious vacations which market themselves as “self-care.” These misconceptions usually refer only…

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Introducing Everyday Resilience

Oct 28, 2018

The annual fundraiser, this year titled #WeAreResilient, was a huge success! Over dinner on Oct. 27, we heard from three brave and articulate students, as well as Sophia Academy’s Head of School, Gigi DiBello, about their experience finding their center amidst adversity. They described how invaluable this life skill is for managing stress, overcoming challenges, and building…

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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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Resilience In Action

Oct 14, 2018

Innovative conference and reception explore the impact of mindfulness on individuals and our community while raising money for school-based mindfulness programs for high-need students If you peruse the lineup of speakers for the Center for Resilience’s inaugural conference and reception this October, you may be wondering what a licensed psychologist, a Rhode Island police chief, a…

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