Cultivating Mindfulness in Education

Wake Up Schools supports educators to bring the practices of mindfulness and applied ethics into their own lives so they may be happy and free, and so they may in turn share these practices with colleagues and students in their school communities.

Days of Mindfulness for teachers in Tokyo

In April 2019 we held two days of practice for educators in Japan, at Waseda University and Kaetsu Ariake Middle School.

Thich Nhat Hanh’s Vision for Cultivating Mindfulness in Education

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Mindful Eating in Manila

Fall in love, stay in love, and it will decide everything.  This was a prayer that I kept close to my heart during a time of discernment.   I knew my prayer was answered with an opportunity to join a mindfulness retreat with the Plum Village monastics.   Listening to Thich Nhat Hanh talking about the dharma gave me a better understanding of myself as a Catholic sharing a common humanity with everyone else, that no matter how people are labeled according to their color, culture, and beliefs, we all aspire… Read more

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Reflections on our early teachers: Thay Phay Dung

In this excerpt from the final talk of the Neuroscience Retreat 2019, senior dharma teacher Thay Phap Dung shares about his first art - and meditation - teacher.

To watch the entire talk, click the link below.