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Give yourself a break during winter break.

Learn mindfulness with Koru Mindfulness this winter break.

Winter break is almost here for students everywhere, but thanks to our global pandemic, this winter break may not seem like much of a break. You may really, deeply, truly be looking for a way to make yourself feel better during these troubled times. You could use this extra time over winter break to learn mindfulness, a skill that has the potential to positively transform your life. Check out our...

Pausing in the Pandemic: We’re all in this together.

Offering good wishes to someone you don’t know brings you in touch with the powerful truth of our common humanity: We all wish to suffer less.

A website called "Window Swap" showcases videos of random windows from across the world during the pandemic. As I watched window after window I became aware that even though I have no idea who is behind each of those views, I do know with absolute certainty that just like me, all of them want to be happy, healthy, peaceful and safe.

Arrggh! COVID-19 blew up my life!

Staying calm and grounded when the future is unclear. Cultivating Resilience during the COVID-19 Crisis

When the future is unclear and our path forward is out of our control, it can be tricky to stay calm and grounded, ready to respond with thoughtfulness and wisdom to whatever comes our way.

Mindfulness, of course, can help. If you are needing a little stress relief, and want to either polish up your mindfulness skills or maybe learn mindfulness for the first time, you can try these options.

The Mindful Twenty Something by Holly Rogers
“Wise, but not obscure. Practical, but lighthearted and inspiring.”

— MIRABAI BUSH, co-founder and Senior Fellow of The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society

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