MLP Assemblies are in Full Swing!

MLP is so excited to be back in action with our communities in person! Our training team has been busy on the road providing in person training, demos of our programming, and assemblies for our communities in the South Bay and Central Valley over the last couple weeks to kick off the school year.Outside of our direct service programming, MLP …

Join Us & Mindful Magazine for 30 Days of Mindfulness: Discover the Power of Daily Meditation

Another year, another transcendent partnership! We’re excited to announce that we are a non-profit partner for this September’s Mindful30, a 30-day online meditation program from our friends at Mindful! Not only are you supporting MLP with your registration, as a percentage of proceeds go directly towards our organization, but there are also a ton of perks in signing up for …

Teaming up With Kaiser to Expand Our Access After-School

MLP, like many other organizations, weathered so many different challenges over the last year amid the pandemic. However, we also formed some amazing partnerships that will allow us to expand who receives our programming. This year we applied for a grant from Kaiser Permanente to support youth workers who support youth in out of school time spaces and were excited …

History in the Making!

To say these past several days have truly been monumental for the entire Mindful Life Project organization would be an understatement. Scratch that..This entire year has been truly monumental for MLP! From the launch of The Peaceful Warriors & Empowered Mind programs in collaboration with the Golden State Warriors earlier this year, to having ‘Saturday Night Live’ Star Kenan Thompson …

MLP Presents: Rise Up TV -Students showing off their creativity 🔥

Despite all that we have dealt with this past year, there were some positive takeaways. With all this extra time on our hands, many took the initiative to pick up new skills & hobbies to keep their brains and bodies active. For some, that may have been perfecting that new cupcake recipe, and for others it may have been exploring …

Mindful Resource of the Month: End of the Year Gratitude + heartfulness!

As mentioned in last week’s blog post, we can’t express how much gratitude we have for each and every individual that made this past year possible. There were so many milestones to celebrate these past 365 + days, that we can’t even begin to wrap our brains around it! Despite all the emotional & financial uncertainties and the lack of …

A reflection on the birth of MLP: 9 Years ago!

By JG Larochette, Founder and Director, Mindful Life Project It feels like yesterday, I remember so vividly my first mindfulness experience, and then just a few weeks later bringing it to my 3rd graders at Coronado Elementary School in Richmond, CA. In 2011 I went through an internal suffering that I never could have imagined possible. Anxiety and depression riddled …

Teacher Appreciation Week 2021 !

Happy teacher appreciation week!  If there was anything that the past year or so has taught us, is that life is fluid and to expect the unexpected. When March 2020 came last year, the world seemingly stopped. The ‘two week break’  most school communities thought would be on quickly turned into a month. Which then turned into the rest of …

Every Kid Healthy Week !

Happy Friday everyone! For those who didn’t already know, this past Monday was the official kickoff for Every Kid Healthy week. An annual observance created in 2013, dedicated to celebrate school health and wellness achievements. In reference to a post this past Monday on our MLP social medias, we reiterated the importance of the many layers that create an individual’s …