Tag Archive: stress

Jan 03

Can mindfulness reduce stress and make us better teachers?

A recent study by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found that teachers throughout the nation are under increasing stress, which compromises their health, sleep, quality of life, and teaching performance. Patricia Jennings, author of Mindfulness For Teachers, says the teachers who received mindfulness training “showed reduced psychological distress and time urgency — which is this feeling like you don’t have enough time.”