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Practicing Mindfulness

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Finding the Quiet Mind - Robert S. Ellwood  Icon
ISBN: 0835605760
Publication Date: 1983-10-01

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Full Catastrophe Living - Jon Kabat-Zinn; Thich Nhat Hanh  Icon
ISBN: 0385303122
Publication Date: 1990-05-01

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Lovingkindness - Sharon Salzberg  Icon
ISBN: 157062903X
Publication Date: 2002-09-03

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Moment by Moment - Jerry Braza; Thich Nhat Hanh  Icon
ISBN: 0804831130
Publication Date: 1997-05-15

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One-Minute Mindfulness - Donald Altman  Icon
ISBN: 1608680304
Publication Date: 2011-08-16

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Peace Is Every Step - Thich Nhat Hanh  Icon
ISBN: 0553351397
Publication Date: 1992-03-01

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Real Happiness - Sharon Salzberg  Icon
ISBN: 9780761159254
Publication Date: 2010-12-29


For Parents

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The Conscious Parent - Shefali Tsabary; His Holiness the Dalai Lama (Foreword by)
ISBN: 1897238452
Publication Date: 2010-11-01

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No-Drama Discipline - Daniel J. Siegel; Tina Payne Bryson
ISBN: 0345548043
Publication Date: 2014-09-23

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Out of Control - Shefali Tsabary
ISBN: 1897238762
Publication Date: 2013-12-24


Brain Science

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Buddha's Brain - Jack Kornfield (Preface by); Daniel J. Siegel (Foreword by); Rick Hanson; Richard Mendius  Icon
ISBN: 1572246952
Publication Date: 2009-11-01

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The Mindful Brain - Daniel J. Siegel  Icon
ISBN: 039370470X
Publication Date: 2007-04-17

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Mindsight - Daniel J. Siegel
ISBN: 0553386395
Publication Date: 2010-12-28

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The Willpower Instinct - Kelly McGONIGAL  Icon
ISBN: 9781583335086
Publication Date: 2013-12-31


For Teens

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Don't Sweat the Small Stuff for Teens - Richard Carlson  Icon
ISBN: 0786885971
Publication Date: 2000-09-06

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Just Say Om! - Soren Gordhamer  Icon
ISBN: 1580625495
Publication Date: 2001-10-01


Book Club Opportunity

Grace Church School will be hosting a book discussion group.

No matter the age of your child, parenting can feel like a roller coaster with distinct highs and lows. Our reactions to the moments we share with our children, whether it's whining in the back seat of a car or pushing curfew boundaries, are within our ability to control. By paying attention to our emotional reactions in the moment, we can create the space to respond thoughtfully. In this discussion we will look at ways to find a calm and attentive presence for ourselves, which in turn serves as a great model and offers tremendous benefits to our children.

We encourage you to attend regardless of your familiarity with mindful practices. 


Commitment: Participants commit to weekly gatherings, a chapter's worth of reading, along with a couple of exercises to practice each week.

Dates: February 12 - April 30, Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 PM

Cost: A fee of $50 will cover teh cost of your book, snacks, and instruction. Scholarships are available; request with registration.

To Register: Click here or contact Melissa Berger or Anne Zaccaro

For more information, contact group leaders:

  • Alan Brown, Dean of the Class of 2017:
  • Lakey Silverman, School Counselor (Grades JK - 5):
  • Lindsey Willis, School Counselor, (Grades 6-11):

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Mindfulness - Mark Williams; Danny Penman; Jon Kabat-Zinn (Foreword by)
ISBN: 1609618955
Publication Date: 2012-11-13




  • Calm, by
    Need a little more calm in your life? This is the right app.
  • Stop, Breathe, and Think, by Tools for Peace
    Become more calm and compassionate by using this meditation guide.
  • GPS4Soul, by
    GPS for the Soul is based on two truths: that we all have within us a centered place of harmony and balance, and that we all veer away from that place again and again.
  • Simply Being, by Meditation Oasis
    Enjoy the deep relaxation, stress relief, and benefits of meditation without prior experience.
  • Breathe and Relax, by Meditation Oasis
    Experience stress relief, relaxation, and more energy with three simple tools: breathing exercises, breathing break audios, and breathing reminders.
  • Sit Still
    Sitting still is an important skill for children and adults (e.g. School and meditation). Sit Still monitors your movement, gives you visual and audio feedback, and encourages you to practice sitting still.

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