Mindfulness practice creates a strong link to the present moment that opens up our awareness. With this opening we realize which behaviors and habits most support our well-being and mental strength. Digital Mindfulness calls us to bring this focused awareness into our interactions with devices, media, and always-on technology. Establishing time to unplug encourages a balance between our Organic Humanity and automation. We strongly believe that a sustained commitment to our innate Organic Humanity benefits our own self, our engagement with others, and the world.
— Erin Sheehan, Co-Founder

Why Mindfulness

Mindfulness practices are emerging in exciting and effective ways in many aspects of our Western culture. Interventions are making their way into many areas of society including education, healthcare, criminal justice, business, clinical psychology, and leadership.

What We Do

MAP Mindfulness is witnessing the emerging field of developmental contemplative science across wellness, psychology, healthcare, parenting, digital communications, and much more. We create programs to support health through the integrated balance of mind, body, and spirit.

What is MAP

We are working to provide information, resources, programs, and conversations about this contemplative field. The programs we offer include specific instruction for children, teens, parents, and adults looking for guidance and ways to practice in this digital world.

 

Mindfulness in educational settings can have an array of researched benefits for children, teachers, parents, and the entire school community.

“Just Breathe” by Julie Bayer Salzman and Josh Salzman, Wavecrest Films

“Just Breathe” by Julie Bayer Salzman and Josh Salzman, Wavecrest Films

 There is growing interest in the integration of meditation into higher education. Meditation is used to facilitate the achievement of traditional educational goals, to help support student mental health under academic stress, and to enhance education of the “whole person.” Four decades of research conducted with two primary forms of meditation, show how these practices may help to foster important cognitive skills of attention and information processing, as well as help to build stress resilience and adaptive interpersonal capacities.

(Shapiro, S.L., Brown, K.W., & Astin, J.A. (2008).  Toward the integration of meditation into higher education: A review of research.)

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Learn more about our work and research in higher education and contemplative learning.


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Mindfulness practice can have a significant impact on adults navigating through their professional lives. Learn more about how we can bring a customized mindfulness offering to your business community with our PACE Yourself program.