Five Ways to Celebrate World Gratitude Day with Your Family

Posted by Melissa Tassoni on Sep 21, 2020 6:00:00 AM

September 21, 2020 is World Gratitude Day, and we’d like you and the children in your life to join in the celebration with us! One of the 24 character strengths that make up the backbone of Shipley’s positive education framework, gratitude can be a powerful tool to help you flourish. Research indicates there are both emotional and physical health benefits when gratitude is practiced regularly, including: increased happiness, improved sleep and physical health, a more optimistic outlook, increased meaning and life satisfaction, stronger relationships, and greater success.

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Topics: mindfulness, positive education, PERMA, positive psychology

4 Tips for Starting Your Mindfulness Practice

Posted by Marc Balcer on Oct 3, 2019 3:00:00 PM

We want what’s best for our children—including helping them to thrive and flourish in healthy, self-sustaining ways. One of the best tools with which we can equip kids to do that is mindfulness, and it starts with us as parents and caregivers.

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Topics: mindfulness

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