What is Peace of Mind?

How can we use mindfulness as a tool for racial justice?

Tune in to Peace of Mind Founder Linda Ryden’s keynote to find out more. 

Peace of Mind is a teacher-created, evidence-based program that supports mindfulness-based social and emotional learning in PreK through Grade 5.  The Peace of Mind Program helps children develop life skills to notice and manage challenging emotions, build healthy relationships, solve conflicts peacefully, and address social justice issues.  Peace of Mind moves schools toward kindness and inclusion.

Our Community of Educators using the Peace of Mind Curriculum

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I started using the curriculum and it’s wonderful!  The lessons are easy to follow and very well thought out.  The curriculum fits well with the Mindful Schools training that I did a few years ago.  I’m very pleased with my purchase.

Kree Barus, Elementary School Teacher


You have done such an outstanding job and this is such a comprehensive curriculum.  I am implementing your program …and strongly encouraging my colleagues in our district to do so also.      

Cathy Stainbrook, M.A.E.  Professional School Counselor, Iowa


Peace of Mind Overview

Focused both on inner work and applying skills to social change   Peace of Mind integrates mindfulness practice and brain science as the foundation for weekly lessons on social and emotional learning and conflict resolution. Older students use these skills to help understand and address implicit bias and to work for positive social change.

Comprehensive  Curricula for PreK-Grade 5, Classroom Materials, Teacher Training, and the Henry and Friends Storybook Series.  Peace of Mind is flexible and may be taught by classroom teachers, counselors, specials teachers or homeschoolers.

By teachers for teachers The program reflects over 16,000 hours of in-classroom development.  Curriculum authors continue to teach Peace of Mind to over 900 children every week.

Evidence-based  The program is supported by current research, program evaluations, and deep field-testing.  Peace of Mind meets ASCA standards and supports  CASEL’s 5 Core SEL Competencies.

Secular, used in public, public charter and independent schools nationwide.

Peace of Mind Inc is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.