Teachers in Pembrokeshire have been learning how to tackle stress and connect better with their students through an eight week mindfulness course.
For the first time in west Wales the NUT has sponsored a mindfulness course for teachers led by mindfulness teacher Elizabeth Daniels and organised through the Healthy Schools Scheme.
Mindfulness means maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and the surrounding environment.
It also involves acceptance; paying attention to thoughts and feelings without judging them and tuning into the present moment rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future.
Full article on Western Telegraph – April 2016