Julia Bates

How to Be More Resilient

Cultivating Resilience How mindfulness can help you become more resilient when you’re feeling down “There’s no such thing as ruining your life. Life’s a pretty resilient thing, it turns out.” Sophie Kinsella, The Undomestic Goddess What is resilience? According to the all-knowing entity known as Mariem Webster Dictionary, resilience is the ability to recover from …

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Mindfulness in Schools

Mindfulness in Schools & How its Impacting Kids Everywhere “Mindfulness is a way of befriending ourselves and our experience”  -Jon Kabat-Zinn Toxic stress is one of the most serious and quickly-growing threats to child well-being in the United States. It’s particularly dangerous because it doesn’t have one single cause but is instead a product of …

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Back to School

“Being mindful means that we suspend judgment for a time, set aside our immediate goals for the future, and take in the present moment as it is rather than as we would like it to be.” – Mark Williams Fact: School is stressful.Myth: There is no way for school to be less stressful. There is …

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Mindful Parenting

“Listening to our kids with an open heart & mind is the strongest way to build a relationship with them – especially when they’re wrong.” – Roma Khetarpal I designed the original mello{be} cushion for my daughter who was suffering from symptoms of a chronic illness. She was distressed over her physical weakness and wanted …

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Podcasts of the Summer

“Whether it’s for a laugh or to learn something new, nearly 68 million Americans listen to podcasts on a monthly basis ― that’s nearly one in four people across the country.” – Rose Laedem, The Guardian Podcasts are huge, to say the least. Because you love them so much, we’ve compiled a list of the …

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