Five Mindful Activities for Students with Autism

Studies support students on the spectrum benefit from mindfulness activities. In addition, adults participating with children will also improve their own wellbeing. Mindfulness activities can be introduced to our youngest students and are fantastic for inclusive settings. Here are five activities increasing self-awareness, self-regulation, and relationship skills, while decreasing stress and challenging behaviors. Strike a […]

When Speed Bumps Give you Reason to Soar!

Almost four years ago, I was right on track. I had just finished my yoga training, I was completing my master’s degree, and I was excited to begin my new job at a school who had decided to add mindfulness to their program! This position would give me time and our move to a new […]

When Anxiety Captures Your Thoughts

For years now, we have been aware of stress invading our homes, schools and workplaces. Our students are at risk. We also know that Adverse Childhood Experiences can cause Toxic Stress, which can lead to long-term health issues. Our first line of protecting our students needs to be to reduce the source of stress through […]