No Neighborhood left behind: Bringing Mindfulness to Entire Communities

Here at MLP we have ,for quite a while, imagined a time when we would be able to offer mindfulness based services to whole school communities including admin, teachers, all staff, parents, and of course students. We have finally arrived at this “dream” of ours and for the first time ever, we are excited to launch our Whole Community Initiative! …

MLP Resource of the Month: Showing heartfulness to self

With 2020 being a year that brought stress upon countless numbers of people across the globe, there has never been a more necessary time to take care of yourself. The drama this year has forced many of us to constantly carry massive amounts of stress, which takes its toll in numerous ways. With the never-ending race that is life, we …

MLP’s 1st Virtual Assembly with Coach David & Davin featuring Benito Juarez Elementary

Virtual learning has been tough on both teachers and students. It has meant time away from in person teaching, time away from friends, and lost opportunities to come together as a school community for special events such as assemblies. So one might think to themselves “a virtual assembly, no way. Too many kids and too many possible things that could …

World Mental Health Day 2020: MLP Partnering with Jewel’s Wellness Experience, Other Free Events & Resources

Happy (almost) World Mental Health Day!! Saturday October 10this World Mental Health Day and we are excited to bring awareness and celebrate our mental wellness with you! Tomorrow is a day that will fill our bodies and minds with heartfulness as communities across the globe come together to continue to bring attention to a subject that is so necessary, especially …

What Covid-19 Has Taught Us About Our Mental Health

With America now entering month number 7 of quarantine, we’ve really started to see the unfortunate effects of isolation and limited social interaction on our mental and physical health. We’ve had reports confirm individuals of all ages mentioning substantial increases in anxiety, depression and stress due to extended periods of time alone and not being able to see loved ones. The California …

Back on Virtual Campus: What Instructors Are Looking Forward to in 2020-21

2020 has been a year full of questions… How long are we going to be quarantined? Will my kids be able to complete all their work from home? When will restaurants be open again? What happened to all the toilet paper? Those are just the tip of the iceberg. There are countless uncertainties that still remain this year. One thing …

Wellness Bingo & Tips for Family Self-Care during Quarantine

2020 has been a year for the record books…When the Global Pandemic hit earlier this year, it forced people of all ages to carry the unfortunate burden of uncertainty, anxiety and frustration. In fact, according to a survey conducted by National Library of Medicine, almost half of Adults in the U.S. reported feeling some form of depression. The National average …

Welcome Back!

After such a challenging end to the school year, MLP spent the summer connecting with our communities, ensuring they had supportive resources available to them as they navigate these unprecedented times. Our leadership team expanded and we welcomed new teammates into new roles in the areas of programs, marketing and finance. We are also excited to announce the promotion of several MLP …

MLP Resource of the Month #5 – Mindful Hip Hop Music

“This is what we call a sit, mindfully we doin’ it, calm it down we get a grip, so our lids we do not flip.” – S.I.T. (Skills In Transformation by David Flores) These lyrics are just a sample of the many that have been created by our amazingly talented Mindful Life team and students.  It’s what’s known as our …