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Monthly Mindful Moment: Visualization

It's that time of the school year when days feel crammed and hectic (but somehow not long enough), with final reports, testing, performances, field trips, celebrations, and all that goes along with wrapping up another year. Summer feels a long way off, but it'll be ...
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Mindfulness Wherever You Are: Your 5 Senses

Ever since I was little, I have loved being outside. When my mom is reminiscing she’ll tell me about looking out the window to see me wandering around the backyard telling stories to myself. Nature has always been a big source of creativity to me, ...
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Monthly Mindful Moment: Body Scan

Happy April! This month's mindful moment is no April Fool's joke - taking the time to intentionally scan each part of your body and notice how it feels can help us tune in to our feelings and emotions in a powerful way. And to make ...
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Guest Blog Post: Memories of Peace Class

As I get ready to graduate from high school this spring, I find myself reflecting on memories and moments from my childhood. I remember being in Peace Class with Ms. Ryden back when I was a student at Lafayette Elementary School. At the time, school ...
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Join the DC Area Chapter: Coalition of Schools Educating Mindfully (COSEM)

We are stronger together: PoM is launching the COSEM DC Chapter, and we hope you will join our Facebook Group here. We created Peace of Mind to provide resources and a community of practice for educators exploring the power of mindfulness to support their students’ ...
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Monthly Mindful Moment: Four-Square Breathing

This month's mindful moment features a fun breathing exercise using a square shape you trace with your fingers. Its simplicity makes it easy for kids to recall and do on their own. In fact, one of our students made a home video of herself teaching ...
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Online Training Courses Go Live!

Have you wanted to take a Peace of Mind training but don't have time or live outside the DC metro area? We are excited to announce our new online training courses are now available here. These courses represent months of carefully curated content, including research results, ...
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Sharing info about the COSEM Conference Feb 28-Mar 2

Hi all - We're glad to be sharing this info about the upcoming COSEM conference with you.  It's shaping up to be a wonderful event - hope to see you there! The PoM team ...
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One Week to Go! Workshop Offerings for Budding Brains

We are officially down to the final days before our Budding Brains Mini-Conference. All registrations include a FREE copy of the Rosie's Brain storybook by Linda Ryden, and a FREE Brain Anchor chart designed by the Peace of Mind team for teaching neuroscience to children. Just ...
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Meet Our Keynote Speaker – Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman, Ph.D.

In just a few short weeks, our first Mini-Conference will be here! On January 26th we will gather in Washington, DC to learn more about integrating mindfulness with neuroscience while working with children. Our Keynote speaker, Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman, is Program Manager of the national  ABCD ...
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