FM #238 = This is the Franklin Matters radio show, number 238 in the series.
This session of the radio show shares my conversation with Kristin Letendre, Health and PE Director for the Franklin Public School district as well as a teacher at FHS. We had our conversation via conference bridge to adhere to the ‘social distancing’ requirements of this pandemic period.
We talk about her work on the School Wellness Advisory Council (SWAC), on the Social Emotional Learning Committee, and importantly about keeping learning alive with her approach to mindfulness and a daily practice shared via Twitter.
This recording runs about 20 minutes, so listen to my conversation with Kristin and hear how a mindful approach can really provide help for us to be present during these challenging days. https://www.hipcast.com/podcast/HZB9N9D7
The Twitter account for FPS Health PE = https://twitter.com/FPSHealthPE
The Social Emotional Learning Committee has created this SEL page with resources and a monthly focus https://sites.google.com/franklinps.net/sel/home
Kristin is an adjunct professor at Bridgewater State
Resources shared by Kristin as mentioned during our conversation:
Mindfulness Book Recommendations
We are now producing this in collaboration with Franklin.TV and Franklin Public Radio (wfpr.fm).
Start Where You Are: A Journal for Self-Exploration by Meera Lee Patel
Made Out of Stars: A Journal for Self-Realization by Meera Lee Patel
The Little Book of Mindfulness by Dr. Patrizia Collard
Mindfulness for Teens in 10 Minutes a Day by Jennie Marie Battistin
Present, Not Perfect: A Journal for Slowing Down, Letting Go, and Loving Who You Are by Aimee Chase
Practicing Mindfulness: 75 Essential Meditations to Reduce Stress, Improve Mental Health, and Find Peace in Everyday by Matthew Sockolov
Choose The Life You Want: The Mindful Way to Happiness by Tal Ben-Shahar, PHD
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|FM #238 Kristin Letendre - Mindfulness in a pandemic 4/03/20 (audio)|