What is mindfulness?

Given its growing popularity, it’s a term that’s being used a lot these days to summarize a conscious mind. But what is it really all about?

In this 17-minute TED Talk, founder of a mindfulness program for children (Inner Kids) and author of the Mindful Child, Susan Kaiser Greenland, discusses some of the research around mindfulness, and talks about how it can be taught to children to help them learn practical skills and live a more balanced life.

If you have children, or you’re a teacher, and want to learn how to teach mindfulness to children (and get a better understanding of what it’s about) check out this insightful talk and share your views below.