From macchiatos to mindfulness

Mindfulness helps schools: There’s scientific evidence that teaching mindfulness in the classroom reduces behavior problems and aggression among students, and enhances their well-being levels and ability to pay attention. Teachers trained in mindfulness also show lower blood pressure, less negative emotion and symptoms of melancholy, and greater compassion and empathy.

Subiaco-based author David Michie wears many hats – writer, meditation coach, Buddhist and coffee lover. But it’s the latter that brought him to where he is today….From macchiatos to mindfulness

Mindfulness is the practice of purposely focusing your attention on the present moment–and accepting it without judgment. Mindfulness is currently being analyzed scientifically and has been found to be an integral component in happiness.

These are some more posts on the matter of mindfulness

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