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DMA Student Posts:

1. The New Tips I Learned to Become Happier by Nicole Guerrieri – DMA Senior

2. A Great Class by Morgan Giofre – DMA Senior

3. Cherishing Experiences by Peyton Brannock – DMA Senior

4. Meditation and Gratitude Journals are So Helpful! by Avery Kryspin – DMA Senior

5. Rewiring My Brain to be a Better Person by Molly Manley – DMA Senior

6. Helpful Exercises I’ve Learned by Kellen Roberts – DMA Sophomore

7. Rewirements Helped Me Become a Better Person by Kate Hines – DMA Sophomore

8. Learning Ways to Become Happier by Emmerich Miller – DMA Freshman

9. Relish the Small Moments That Make Us Happy by Alexandra Kirby – DMA Sophomore

10. I Became a Nicer Person by Sophia Falasca – DMA Sophomore

11. Opening My Mind to More Happiness by Benjamin Bartol – DMA Sophomore

12. A Better Perspective on Life by Madeline August – DMA Sophomore

13. Love and Authenticity by Serenity Wagner – DMA Senior

14. Happiness Doesn’t Come the Way You Think by Samantha Kowalski – DMA Sophomore

15. Helping My Mental and Physical Health by Dha-Feir Watts-Henry – DMA Senior

16. A Great Time In Class by Thomas Esterling – DMA Freshman

17. Learn How To Be a Better Version of Yourself by Arianna Gordon – DMA Sophomore

18. I Was Skeptical at First, But… by Adrienne Esterling – DMA Senior

Padua Student Posts:

1. My Journey from Dismissing to Embracing Meditation by Chelsea V. – Padua Junior

2. Meditation Has Changed My Attitude and My Life by Tabitha C. Padua Senior

3. Meditation Is Helping My Creative Writing by Kiera M. – Padua Junior

4. The Effects of Meditation on My Sleep by Sienna D. – Padua Senior

5. Discovering the Value of Meditation by Krissy K. – Padua Junior

6. How Only 3 Minutes of Meditation Can Lessen My Stress by Jennifer C. – Padua Junior

7. Meditation Helps Relieve Concussion Byproducts by Lauren O. – Padua Senior

8. How Meditation Has Become My Stress Reliever by Mia C. – Padua Junior

9. How Meditation Has Impacted My Life by Shannon W. – Padua Senior

10. The Challenges of Meditating for Teenagers by Diana K. – Padua Junior

11. Meditation Inspires a Junior Research Paper by Emily G. – Padua Junior

12. Using Mindfulness Techniques in my Daily Life by Isabella E. – Padua Senior

Recent High School Alumni Posts:

1. A Boost in Confidence and Release from Anxiety by Ally Dorsey – Villanova Freshman

2. Finding the Breath, Finding Myself by Maya Shenoy – Columbia University Junior

3. How Meditation Helps Me Perform as an Athlete by Ava Ruggieri – Villanova Freshman

4. Meditation Is Keeping Me Sane by Becky Romanies – Padua Alumna

5. Meditation Helped Me Overcome Anxiety and Organize My Life by Natalie Onesi – U of Delaware Sophomore

6. Carrying Meditation Lessons into College – by Alysse Young – St. Joseph’s Junior

Elementary Schools:

1. Mindfulness at Carrcroft Elementary by Mark Overly – Carrcroft Principal

2. Elementary School Students Experience the Benefits of Mindfulness – Student quotes

Adult Posts:

1. The Important Life Lessons My Daughter Is Learning At Padua Academy by Jenn Kenton – Padua Parent

2. A Loving Way To Start 2021 by Ryan Shelton – DMA Teacher

3. At Peace With Myself Through Mindfulness by Susan Burris – Padua Teacher

4. Meditation: A Journey of Stillness by Shana Rossi – Padua Administrator

5. My Journey To Meditation by Johanna Jackson – Morgan Stanley

6. Shrinking the Focus of My Frenzied Mind by Carolyn Keefe – Padua Teacher

7. I’m Glad My Daughter is Learning Mindfulness at Padua by Vicki Land – Padua Parent

8. Breathing Helped Me Transition Into Retirement by Cindy Mann – Former Padua Head of School

9. Practicing Mindfulness During Lent by Vanessa Vavala – Padua Teacher