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Winter 2020 Course Schedule

SMART For Guidance Counsellors Online Course

Teaching Mindfulness to Teens

Silent Retreat Schedule

Director X on
Operation Prefrontal Cortex

Known for his work on the iconic 'Hotline Bling' music video, Director X stops by Breakfast Television to share his program Operation Prefrontal Cortex, that will use the power of mindfulness and meditation to help reduce the incidents of gun and mass violence in our communities.

The Operation Prefrontal Cortex partnership with Mindfulness Everyday will develop a pilot program for select schools in Toronto. Mindfulness Everyday, a Canadian charitable organization, with a long-standing partnership with the Toronto District School Board, has been delivering mindfulness in education programs since 2009.

The project will train educators in the evidence-based smartEducation program, managed bysmartUBC, teaching them the skills and techniques through experiential learning and practice to embody the qualities that we would like to see in our children and youth. The training will provide teachers with the skill set to authentically pass on their knowledge to both educators and students.

More Information on the program HERE:

To bring this to life, our first step is to create a pilot program to bring mindfulness practices to schools in the Toronto school board, and we need your help to raise $25,000 to fund the pilot in three schools (covering kindergarten to grade 12).
Support the initiative HERE:

Information on Hosting SMART at your school HERE: pdf/SMART_HostingRequirements.pdf


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Dianna Last Memorial Fund

Donations facilitate access to mindfulness training by providing subsidies to those in education and in the community who would benefit in cultivating mindful awareness to support health and well-being.

Make a donation through Canada Helps HERE

Or Send an E-Transfer to

Mindfulness Everyday is registered as a charitable organization in Canada #83693 3507 RR0001

As a registered charitable organization, Mindfulness Everyday is pleased to accept donations and volunteers to further its work. For more information, see our About Us page.


Toronto-based Mindfulness Everyday, a registered charitable organization, has assembled a dedicated team of professionals, experienced in conducting mindfulness programs. We are committed to improving the health and well-being of community members and the networks that support children and youth, by providing tailored mindfulness programs for students, parents, educators and helping professionals in educational and community settings since 2009. Read more.

From eHarmony to Mindfulness Everyday

What is mindfulness?

How much time do you spend remembering things that have happened in the past or thinking about things that are going to happen in the future? What is happening now – the present moment?

Mindfulness is seeing things more clearly, and paying attention moment to moment to moment. When you are mindful, you notice what is happening—as it is happens. Mindfulness creates a space, a pause in which you can respond considerately to situations, rather than react. Creative possibilities open up; new ways of being with life’s challenges can present themselves.

Today, there is a growing interest in mindfulness. The new breakthroughs in neuroscience show that by practicing mindfulness, the brain can be shaped for greater happiness, love, wisdom and greater emotional balance in turbulent times, as well as healthier relationships, more effective actions, and greater peace of mind.

Mindfulness Everyday programs are based on the principles of the MBSR workshop, an 8-week program created by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in 1979.

Mindfulness is the awareness that arises
when paying attention to the present moment,
with non-judgment.

Mindfulness Everyday programs

Education: Educators, Children and Youth

Community and Parents

Peace begins with us. The practice of non-harming is the field of training. The second field of training has to do with the development of concentration and a strong, mindful awareness. Mindfulness is the basis for wise action. When we can see clearly what is happening in the moment, wisdom can direct our choices and actions, rather than the old habits simply playing out our patterns of conditioning.” ; Joseph Goldstein, A Heart Full of Peace

The Mindful Edge at R.H. King; In Their Voices -
The Benefits of Mindfulness