Breathing and Embracing: What Does Mindfulness Have to Do With Resilience?

Mindfulness means “Paying attention in a particular way: On purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally” (Kabat-Zinn). The field of mindfulness-based interventions for adolescents is currently exploding. Emerging mindfulness-based interventions for youth are showing significant promise in helping adolescents to cope with adversity, and promote resilience and positive youth development.

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Heart-Mind 2016 In Profile: Dzung Vo

Dzung X. Vo, MD, is a pediatrician specializing in adolescent medicine at British Columbia Children’s Hospital, and clinical assistant professor at the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Medicine in Vancouver, Canada. He is the author of The Mindful Teen: Powerful Skills to Help You Handle Stress One Moment at a Time, which uses mindfulness-based techniques to help teens (and parents) to deal with stress and life's toughest situations.
At Heart-Mind 2016, Dr.

The Benefits of Mindfulness in the Classroom

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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Parents Canada
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Heart-Mind 2015 In Profile: Robert Roeser

The digital world is constantly developing and changing, and our children have had the unique opportunity to “grow up online”, and are often more technologically savvy than their adult counterparts. But how has this impacted Generation Y? What role can mindfulness play with the Millennials?

UBC Study finds Mindfulness-based Program in Schools Making Positive Impact

Thursday, February 12, 2015
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University of British Columbia
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2015 Mindfulness Research Conference

Interact with the leading researchers on mindfulness to promote child well-being and hear about their cutting-edge research and programs.
We have already started putting together an exciting program. Below is the list of presenters, so far.