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 …

MLP Free Resource of the Month #3 – Mindful Sit Agreements & Chants

Creating a safe and trusting environment is one of the most important keys to a successful classroom setting. Group agreements help to create safe and caring spaces that will enhance any group activity. The Mindful Sit Agreements serve as a set of clear guidelines to help students feel comfortable in an atmosphere of safety, respect and trust and aid in …

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Got stress? Do you feel overwhelmed often? Are your students dealing with stress, adverse childhood experiences and trauma? Being an educator is both one of the most rewarding jobs and at the same time one of the most challenging. As an educator you have to be able to be really skillful and competent at managing your own emotions and experiences …

Free MLP Resource #1 – What is Mindfulness?

Explaining what Mindfulness is may be challenging to those who are not familiar with the practice. Good news is we’ve put together a pamphlet available in English and Spanish to help explain what Mindfulness is including the science behind the practice and the health benefits. This resource can be used during parent/family nights, teacher meetings, assemblies, and presentations. Click on …

Introducing Free Monthly Mindfulness Resources.

It’s 2020! With the start of a new decade, we are thrilled to have launched our new website and blog to strengthen our digital presence and connection to our community. As we continue to grow as a regional and national leader in the mindfulness in education community, we remain committed to expanding and deepening our impact. We are very excited …

An Inspiring Week: Growing Mindfulness in Atlanta by David Flores

“I’m looking forward to seeing a mindful shift at this school and with these students. They’re eating it up!” Iman St. Jean, Atlanta Instructor After only one day of mindfulness instruction, these words from our newest Atlanta based instructor, Iman St. Jean, exemplify the mood I also felt after spending a few days at Slater Elementary. Upon entering the school …

Let’s change the “identity” of Education by JG Larochette

Over the last several decades, education in the USA been continuing to spiral into creating deeper stress and dis-ease. From teachers losing more and more autonomy over their lessons and their creativity, to No Child Left Behind, to the divisiveness of the “traditional” vs. charter school movement and so much more. We have gotten to a place where we all …