Making Heartfelt Holiday Cards for children coping with chronic illness and their families is an easy, creative way to engage in mindful service at home, work, or school.
GivingTuesday is known as a global day of giving to support nonprofits around the world. It happens every year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and kicks off the giving season.
Planting seeds and caring for them as they grow is a wonderful way to practice compassion for another living thing. In this activity, saying a positive affirmation before planting the seeds and as we care for them helps us practice self-compassion, too.
From September 1st to 21st, Mindful Littles is joining Born This Way Foundation’s #BeKind21 campaign to encourage connection and mental well-being through kindness.
Research shows when we consciously send compassion and warmth to others through loving-kindness meditation, we feel more connected to people we love, friends, family, neighbors and even strangers! Feeling connected builds our capacity for kindness and compassion, decreases our bias towards others and increases our own well-being. Try one of our loving- kindness practices and notice what happens.
We all face challenges in our lives, but tapping into our resiliency – the ability to manage stress and hardship – can help us continue on in difficult situations.
Nurturing compassionate connections is vital. Whether it’s checking on your neighbors, supporting local businesses or wearing your mask, showing we care is a powerful way to lift each other up. Here are a few mindful ways to show compassion and appreciation for those in your neighborhood:
To memorialize and honor the numerous Black individuals who have been killed by police or vigilantes, and to declare our support for the Black Lives Matter movement, we are collecting paper and fabric flowers from the community.