Advancing with Kindness
A 7-day Challenge by Heartful Schools
By spreading a little light around and making kindness a part of our everyday lives, let us make the world a better place! Empower yourself to become a Kindness Champion. 7-days, 7-acts, Infinite happiness. Perform an act of kindness from the selected list each day, starting February 14th.
Please download the ebook designed by Heartfulness Institute to inspire everyone to join hands in advancing with kindness. Heartful Schools, offered by the Heartfulness Institute, has initiated a 7-Day Kindness Challenge for students in K-12 grades. By performing an act of kindness every day over a week, students enhance their emotional quotient (EQ) and unleash a ripple effect that transforms their lives and those of the people around them.
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Heartfulness Program for Schools (HPS) is designated by CASEL as a recommended program for social and emotional learning.
The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) has been reviewing evidence-based SEL programs since 2003. HPS program meets CASEL’s Promising Program and is included in the CASEL Guide to Effective Social and Emotional Learning Programs. The program met or exceeded most of CASEL’s criteria for high-quality SEL programming.
This study examined the impact of the 4-week Self-Care program on loneliness in high school students in the United States.
Teenagers are highly susceptible to mental health issues and this problem has been exacerbated by the quarantine restrictions of COVID-19
A study shows that a Relaxation App (HeartBot) can be used to manage stress and improve positive characteristics of emotional well-being
Heartfulness Program for Schools has a significant impact on reducing stress and improving mental wellbeing in a Michigan Middle School
Heartfulness offers a rich variety of simple relaxation and meditation solutions to help us solve our problems and be the best we can possibly be. Whether a teacher or an administrator, a student of science or art we can all pursue the path of fulfillment, excellence and perfection.
Our programs are designed for all schools and focus on giving simple and practical techniques to nurture individual well-being and balanced living.
Benefits of Heartful Schools
Teachers and students will be better equipped to deal with everyday issues
Develops a heart based, nurturing environment
Less time spent on behavior management for students, more time for quality teaching
Decision-making skills improve over time
Promotes excellence, as most people learn to put their hearts into whatever they do
The school becomes a more cohesive unit
HPS is offered at no cost to schools and educational institutions across North America. The training and ongoing support are also offered for free for effective implementation.
HPS is creating a heart-based nurturing environment building social-emotional skills, positivity, and growth mindset for K-12 students across North America and in 140 countries worldwide.
HPS offers free certificate programs for educators and staff across North America and worldwide to establish training and proficiency to be able to teach the Heartfulness Program for Schools (HPS) curriculum to K-12 students through three stages of Experience, Train, and Engage.
HPS is becoming part of several schools and school districts worldwide to enable its members to feel connected and collaborate with their peers to uncover their own Brilliant Self in a relaxed, compassionate, and Positive environment using Heartfulness tools and techniques.
HPS has shown evidence in improving well-being in students by seeing a significant improvement in feeling relaxed and in developing the ability in dealing with problems well in middle school students.
HPS has shown evidence to improve stress management skills by significantly decreasing levels of perceived stress and improving coping skills in middle and high school students.
HPS has shown evidence in significantly improving positive characteristics of emotional wellness such as perseverance, optimism, and connectedness in high school students.
HPS has shown evidence to significantly decrease the perceived loneliness in high school students.
Programs for Students and Educators
High School Students
Workshop series include:
Relaxation, rejuvenation and meditation series
Self-observation journal writing
Importance of prioritizing
Becoming settled in your self
Positivity and co-existing with different personalities
Attitude and values that lead to excellence
Self- Care through Heartfulness
Workshop series for high schools students and school staff include:
A 28-day portfolio with 15-minutes of engaging activities
4 webinars, 30-minutes each, focusing on:
Heartfulness Guided Tools to Relax, Meditate, Affirm, Breathe, Rejuvenate and Reflect