May It Be a Spacious Year
Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom. –Victor Frankl
May this space be with you as the new school year gets underway.
An April 2017 District Administrator article
provides vivid examples of how mindfulness helps students and administrators reduce stress, deal with traumatic situations outside of school, and do better academically
MiEN was established in 2001 by a group of educators, students of Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Master and peace activist. Hanh was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr..
We see mindfulness as an antidote to the growing stress, conflict, and confusion in educational settings, as well as, an invaluable gift to give students.
Our network currently consists of over 1700 members nationally and internationally.