Being present at school: implementing mindfulness in schools.

  title={Being present at school: implementing mindfulness in schools.},
  author={J. Bostic and Michael D Nevarez and Mona Patel Potter and Jefferson B Prince and Margaret M. Benningfield and Blaise A Aguirre},
  journal={Child and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America},
  volume={24 2},
Developmentally sensitive efforts to help students learn, practice, and regularly use mindfulness tactics easily and readily in and beyond the classroom are important to help them manage future stresses. Mindfulness emphasizes consciously focusing the mind in the present moment, purposefully, without judgment or attachment. Meditation extends this to setting aside time and places to practice mindfulness, and additionally, yoga includes physical postures and breathing techniques that enhance… CONTINUE READING
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