Tag Archives: Mindful Life Project

Alternative discipline methods help elementary school drop suspension numbers

Meditation and breathing exercises are daily rituals at Grant Elementary School in Richmond. Principal Farnaz Heydari introduced these practices in an effort to reduce bad behavior, which had led to high numbers of student suspensions.

Prescription for mindfulness: Non-profits and hospitals use new practices for healing

Since the 1970s, psychologists and neurologists have been studying what happens in the brains of meditating children and adults. Now, hospitals and non-profits like Kaiser Permanente and Mindful Life Project are turning to mindfulness and...

Program brings mindfulness and arts therapy to Richmond youth

The Mindful Life Project serves nearly 2,000 South Richmond students at five elementary schools: Coronado, Richmond College Prep, Stege, King, and Nystrom.