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The Beginning of Knowledge

The Beginning of Knowledge

Jon Kabat Zinn uses the concept of the Beginner’s Mind in his 9 Attitudes of Mindfulness. This way of thinking asks a person to come into a situation without assumptions or expectations, and...

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Parenting Amid A Pandemic

Parenting Amid A Pandemic

  As if parenting wasn't enough of a challenge, we now get to navigate tweens, teens, toddlers and everyone in-between, all while social distancing and explaining the very real need for us to...

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The power of choice in social distancing

The power of choice in social distancing

  Last week our Governor announced that Ohio would be staying home from all school, play, and non-essential work until at least May 4. Many of our clients came to us with a similar...

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Mindful Educators

Mindful Educators

Mindful Educators:   Monday, June 15, 2020, 9 AM - 4:30 PM At Toledo’s Wildwood Metropark Ward Pavillion  Mindful Educators is a day-long retreat experience designed to help teachers...

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Self-Care for Teachers

Self-Care for Teachers

The concept of self-care is catching our collective attention. We’re being admonished to “put the oxygen mask on yourself first” and now we have research to support the claim that self-care...

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The Heavily Meditated Teacher

The Heavily Meditated Teacher

When you come to the Mindful Educators retreat, one of the elements woven into the day is the importance of establishing a personal meditation practice. The elements of quieting the mind,...

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What yoga pose will make this kid listen?

What yoga pose will make this kid listen?

Embodied Education Thanks to a new study getting fabulous publicity, yoga is making its way into classrooms everywhere. At Mind Body Health Associates, we’ve long recognized the importance of...

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Trauma in the Classroom

Trauma in the Classroom

“He just won’t sit still, always trying to escape to the bathroom or sharpening his pencil or something.” “She cannot keep her hands to herself!” “We caught him stealing again.” Thanks to...

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The Power of Paying Attention

The Power of Paying Attention

From their very beginnings, our children demand, and warrant, a massive amount of attention. During the infant years, we’re paying attention to hourly shifts and changes so we can appropriately...

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The 5 Senses Check-in: Spring addition

The 5 Senses Check-in: Spring addition

Make note of the color that is quickly changing across the landscape - greener grass, bright crocuses, and longer hours of daylight.Sniff out the earth’s work - even the smell of mud and earth...

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Partnership

Partnership

Conversation hearts that read “QT Pie” can be adorable at the beginning of a relationship, but after 15+ years of marriage, messages that say “I went ahead and cleaned up the dog poop” actually...

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