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2013-10-29 23:20:38

Featuring neuroscience, in-class mindfulness instruction, training for educators by Mindful Schools, and interviews about why mindfulness belongs in education, "Healthy Habits of Mind" is a powerful resource for anyone making the case to use mindfulness in schools or at youth service providers. Oakland, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 A new online documentary film called “Healthy Habits of Mind” shows how secular mindfulness meditation practices can transform the educational...

2013-08-24 23:00:11

Schools throughout the country are registering and in need of funding for mediation training and materials for their classrooms. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) August 25, 2013 Schools throughout the country have signed on to implement a meditation in the classroom program through Peter Amato’s Pathway to Peace movement and are in dire need of sponsors to help fund the program. Applications from inner city districts, private academies, as well as charter, rural and public schools – elementary,...

2013-07-18 23:00:27

Competition ends September 30, 2013. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 “I am pleased and excited to report that schools throughout the country are beginning to enroll and compete for an opportunity to bring meditation to their classrooms to reduce stress and increase morale and socialization,” announced Peter Amato, meditation master and doctoral candidate in mind-body medicine. Through his global mind-body movement, Pathway To Peace, Amato launched a nationwide search for schools...

2013-05-17 23:00:25

Schools and students urged to enroll online to compete or find a sponsor. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) May 18, 2013 In an attempt to teach children how to live peacefully and forge a better future, Meditation Master Peter Amato has announced he will bring a meditation program to five deserving schools throughout the country, a $250,000 value in training and materials. At absolutely no cost to the schools. By making meditation a regular part of the school day, Amato said, young children and teens...

2013-04-26 23:02:46

Department of Education Pilot Program yields positive results. Amato offers a free program to five deserving schools. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) April 26, 2013 There is no denying that children today are faced with cumbersome challenges. Fierce competition. Social media pressure. Bullying. Ever-changing technology. Rampant violence. And so much more never imagined years ago. School districts and private schools across the country offer a variety of tools to make learning easier and help children...

2012-06-11 18:36:05

An interdisciplinary research project carried out between Aarhus University, Aarhus University Hospital and the Danish Cancer Society shows that mindfulness-based psychological therapy helps reduce anxiety and depression in cancer patients. When being diagnosed with cancer, people will naturally worry about their future, their family and about dying. Actually, no less than 35-40% of cancer patients suffer from significant anxiety and depression symptoms. An interdisciplinary research...

2011-09-06 14:00:00

U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan Joins Leaders for a Landmark Gathering on the Integration of Mindfulness Practice into American Life Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 ABC News reports that 20 million Americans now practice various forms of meditation. One of the most popular and beneficial is mindfulness practice, which uses simple, universal techniques to cultivate natural qualities of the heart, mind, and body. Americans from all walks of life are discovering the proven benefits of...


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