What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness is awareness that arises through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, nonjudgmentally. -Jon Kabat-Zinn
Engaging in mindfulness is a way to prevent challenging behavior by creating a setting event that reduces the likelihood of the ABC (Antecedent-Behavior-Consequence) event that produces problem behavior will occur.
So how do you 'get mindful?'
And, how do you help children be mindful?
tips for fostering mindful behavior
Below you will find a list of ideas, suggestions, and considerations for developing mindfulness among adults and children alike.