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Mindful Me | Digital Badge for Teens

We are happy to announce the first digital Mindfulness Badge for Teens! If you have completed a mindful breath training, complete the activities of the badge. Once you’ve successfully illustrated your skills, you will be able to add this digital badge to your resume for colleges and future employers. The Inner Strength Mindful Me Digital Badge was created in cooperation …

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ISF at the Haverford Middle School Diversity Conference

This year’s Haverford Middle School Diversity Conference focused on the theme “Brave or Blind.” Over four hundred students came together from four states – Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware to meet each other and practice dialogue across difference. In sessions that role-played common scenarios between friends that created racial tension, students were asked to model alternative ways to …

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Beyond Limits: A Portal Beyond Pain

While we usually think of going beyond limits as something reserved for elite athletes performing feats of physical daring, the courageous spirit and self-determination that make such deeds possible can be found in individuals from all walks of life and in every scenario that tests the strength of the human soul. The following story is a profoundly inspiring example of …

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Teens Discover Context and Compassion

Teens Discover Context & Compassion Posted July 2, 2015 By Amy Edelstein I’m sitting at a café having miso-mushroom soup, processing my meeting with an inner city high school principal about expanding the Mindfulness and Cultural Development program next year. The pilot was so successful; she would like it to see it reach the entire freshman class. “I want them …