Category Archives: Mindful

teaching students to observe their thoughts

teaching students to observe their thoughts

This is the next instalment in our blog series on Mindfulness in the Classroom by Amy Malloy.  So far we’ve looked at the automatic pilot mind state and learning to focus attention on the present moment. We’ve also explored the practicalities of setting up mindfulness practice in schools and the barriers you might face along […]

Building healthy New Year habits with your students

Building healthy New Year habits with your students

In this series of articles by Amy Malloy, we’ve explored the practical applications of mindfulness in the classroom and how it can support you at home, during the holiday period. Today, Amy is going to show you how versatile mindfulness as a practice can be and shows us how to help students build healthy New Year […]

Mindfulness in the primary classroom: practicalities and barriers

Mindfulness in the primary classroom: practicalities and barriers

Amy Malloy is the founder of NoMoreShoulds.com, teaching and promoting yoga and mindfulness for healthier, kinder minds. In this third instalment in our blog series on introducing mindfulness in the primary classroom, Amy examines some of the practicalities and barriers you may come across and offers top tips for practicing mindfulness successfully. If you missed […]

Mindfulness in the classroom: autopilot & paying attention

Mindfulness in the classroom: autopilot & paying attention

Amy Malloy is the founder of NoMoreShoulds.com, teaching and promoting yoga and mindfulness for healthier, kinder minds. In this second instalment in our blog series on introducing mindfulness into your school, Amy explains why mindfulness is important and offers three activities you can use in the classroom.  If you missed Amy’s first article, you can […]

Does mindfulness really work? And can it help your students?

Does mindfulness really work? And can it help your students?

Amy Malloy is a freelance writer and editor, and the founder of NoMoreShoulds.com, teaching mindfulness for healthier, kinder minds. In this first instalment in our blog series on introducing mindfulness into your school, Amy talks about what mindfulness is and how it can be helpful for your students.  Hello! Over the course of the next […]