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September 21, 2014

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Small Acts of Kindness

space kizmet777 wrote: “I keep “blessing bags” in my car. I wrap them in gift bags with a bow to hand out to the homeless. I fill them with toiletries, food, and books of inspiration.”
space cabbage wrote: “Filled up my colleague’s water bottle for him cuz I noticed it was empty— he has done so many little kindnesses for me and we “tag” each other with small acts like this all the time.”
space Eren wrote: “Today at school when one of my schoolmate forgot to bring one of the car seat down to let the other students come out of the car. So I bring the car seat down to let the other students come out.”
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Featured Kindness Stories

Story1 An imperfect act of kindness, that ended up being kinda perfect!
Story2 “I wish you enough.” A powerful lesson in gratitude.
Story3 A beautiful way to spend the afternoon. We should all do this!
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The Importance of Mindfulness In Children

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September 21, 2014

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The Importance of Mindfulness In Children

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

– Benjamin Franklin –

The Importance of Mindfulness In Children

While meditation practices are usually associated with adults, there is a growing movement focused on implementing mindfulness practices to optimize the health, well-being and happiness of children. From helping kids thrive in school, to being an effective intervention with autism, to even serving kids that are suffering from cancer and other serious health conditions, meditation is showing that it can have a significant long-term positive affect on child development. { read more }

Be The Change

For more thoughts and ideas about the benefits of meditation for kids, visit the aptly named Teaching Children Meditation website. { more }

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