Mindfulness is a purposeful awareness of the present moment.
It arises by learning to pay close and careful attention to what is happening
right now and to fully notice and appreciate how we think and feel about that.
Mindfulness teaches us to pause and take time before speaking or acting.
Take time before speaking or acting.
Mindfulness also offers tools for harnessing self-compassion and compassion for others
so that we can make choices that are mutually beneficial.
Consistent practice of mindfulness is proven to improve physical and mental health.
It allows us to develop habits of thinking, speaking and acting that elevate
our self-esteem and our relationships with others.
In addition, we improve our capacity for learning and our ability to be productive, caring
and solution-based citizens of this ever changing, complicated and beautiful world!
Mindfulness starts with our children.