Mindful Schools: Teaching Teachers, Parents, Therapists/Professionals and Youth grades K-12; Program Directors - Megan Cowan and Chris McKenna, Emeryville, CA: www.mindfulschools.org
CALMER CHOICE: Cultivating Awareness, Living Mindfully, Enhancing Resiliency- Founder-Fiona Jensen (OTR/L) Cape Cod, MA: www.calmerchoice.org
The Way of Mindful Education, by Daniel Rechtschaffen. http://danielrechtschaffen.com/
iBme: Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (Teenagers): www.ibme.info
Learning to Breathe: A mindfulness curriculum program for adolescents: www.learning2breathe.org
Just Breathe (Youth Video) by, Julie Bayer Salzman and Josh Salzman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YEZnrySrtQ
Mindfulness for Teens Information (Teen/College Video - healthy living-mindfulness)): http://keltymentalhealth.ca/healthy-living/mindfulness
Left Brain Buddha: Sarah Rudell Beach (Certified Mindful Schools Graduate, Teacher, Writer and Blogger) Provides tips, research, and information about mindfulness, often using humor and familiar analogies to better explain abstract concepts. (She offers online classes for adults and parents): leftbrainbuddha.com
Books & Magazines:
Wellth, How I Learned to Build a Life, Not a Resume, by Jason Wachob, founder and CEO of Mindbodygreen.
The Mindful Athlete - Secrets to Pure Performance, by George Mumford
One Second Ahead, by Rasmus Hougaard, founder and managing director of The Potential Project.
Mindful Magazine ---excellent resource. www.mindful.org
A Still Quiet Place, by Amy Saltzman, MD, with website: www.stillquietplace.com
The Mindful Child, by Susan Kaiser Greenland, website: www.susankaisergreenland.com; The Inner Kids Program
10 Mindful Minutes, by Goldie Hawn, Founder of: MindUP curriculum program for K-8
The Whole Brain Child; Mindsight; and Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, all 3 books by Daniel Siegel, MD
Emotional Intelligence, by Daniel Goleman
Building Emotional Intelligence and Resiliency in Children, by Linda Lantieri
The Way of Mindful Education, by Daniel Rechtschaffen, MFSW;www.danielrechtschaffen.com
Science and Research:
Jon Kabat-Zinn – Molecular biologist, professor of medicine, creator of the Stress reduction Clinic (MBSR) and Center for Mindfulness at UMASS, Amherst, MA. Author: Full Catastrophe Living; Coming to Our Senses; Mindfulness for Beginners, and more…
Richard Davidson – Neuroscientist, Center for Investigating Healthy Minds, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. Author of book: The Emotional Life of Your Brain.
Judson Brewer, MD, PhD - Director of Research, Center for Mindfulness at UMASS Medical School
Michael Gervais, Mindfulness Coach - Seattle Seahawks: www.mindful.org/mindful-magazine/michael-gervais-mindfulness-and-high-performance-training-with-the-seahawks-video
10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, by Dan Harris, App - 10% Happier
Anderson Cooper – CBS Special- 60 Minutes Video on Mindfulness
These resources are here for you to explore and discover the many mindfulness-based programs out there, created to help improve our quality of life. Developing these skills at a young age is so important...check out the books, read the research and watch the videos.
You'll be glad you did!