Just Breathe: Mindfulness may help freshman stress less and smile more UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Mindfulness training may be one way to help students successfully transition to college life, according to Penn State researchers. The first semester of college is a time of great transition for many students — they often are living away from home for the first time, have a much more fluid schedule than in high school and are potentially surrounded by a new peer group. For all of these reasons and more, this can be an incredibly stressful time in a student’s life. To help ease ...
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Mindfulness in the classroom: How to connect with young people on any subject Our Head of School, Peter Ryan, interviewed Connie Meizinger, at our Open House. Hi, Connie, could you give us an overview of Positive Psychology, and tell us about its place in the recent history of psychology? Martin Seligman, of the University of Pennsylvania, is one of the founding fathers of Positive Psychology. He wrote: “Positive Psychology is the scientific study of optimal human functioning. It aims to discover and promote the factors that allow individuals and communities to thrive.” The late Christopher Peterson, another founder of PP, described ...
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Paddling Lake Nockamixon

Students learn water craft safety while enjoying an adventure paddling trip at Lake Nockamixon. Like this:Like Loading ...
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Open House

Come visit our unique high school and see what a mindfulness-based education looks like. So many of our clients and ...
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Board of Trustees Meeting

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