The Beauty (& Importance) of Talking with Strangers

The Beauty (& Importance) of Talking with Strangers

I was teaching in a 6th grade classroom one day when I was struck by the way some students were talking about what a dangerous world we live in, with “bad” people lurking everywhere in it. “How many bad people do you know?” I asked. “Oh, not many, really. But there...
How Technology Is (Re)Shaping Us

How Technology Is (Re)Shaping Us

One of the problems with screen time is that it comes at the expense of activities kids need to be engaging in for healthy physical, cognitive, and emotional development – most vitally free play (physical and imaginative alike), face-to-face communication, and sleep....
From the Archives: Bringing Yoga Calm into Mental Health Settings

Bringing Yoga Calm into Mental Health Settings

Though Yoga Calm began in elementary school classrooms and student counseling groups, today, a wide variety of organizations and facilities have incorporated our program in their service to children and families. One of these is Frontier Behavioral Health, a...

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