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Calmer Choice Appoints Emily Smalley as Chief Executive Officer

Posted Aug. 25, 2021

Calmer Choice, a thought leader in secular mindfulness and social-emotional health and wellbeing in schools and communities, today announced that Emily Smalley has been chosen as its next Chief Executive Officer.


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Job Opening: Chief Operating Officer

As a member of the Leadership Team, the Calmer Choice Chief Operating Officer is responsible for leading the overall management and operations of the organization, developing and implementing organizational strategies, policies and practices to ensure the highest quality of service, ethical practice, and responsible allocation of resources

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Reflections from a Founder in Transition: A Message from Fiona Jensen

As I begin the process of handing over the reins of this most amazing organization, I am keenly aware that mindfulness and all that goes along with it around self-care, being in the present moment, taking care of ourselves and each other with kindness - all of this is more important than ever.

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Meet Our Summer Intern: Katelyn Loring

Katelyn Loring is an Occupational Therapy Doctoral candidate at Tufts University. Katelyn spent the summer interning at Calmer Choice researching the efficacy of the organization’s virtual, adult mindfulness programs.

We interviewed Katelyn to learn more about her background, interests, results of her research study, and plans for the future.

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Programming Updates: Fall 2021

With our fiscal year ending June 30th, it is always a time of reflection to look back on our work and accomplishments from the entire year. This year’s reflection seemed a little surreal as the year of Covid loomed so large yet did not stall program creation & offerings.

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Meaningful Changes in the Time of COVID-19

As a researcher who just spent the last year evaluating Calmer Choice’s online programming, I’m excited to tell you all about what I learned.

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Brains: The Calmer Choice Research Story (Part 4 of 4)

Our odyssey into mindfulness research continues…by this time we realize that there is no end to the research, the questions are going to be continuous. Their importance in the field, and for Calmer Choice, are becoming an integral part of who we are in the world of mindfulness education, and this next study with MIT is nothing less than remarkable.

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We're Hiring! Seeking Chief Program Officer

As a member of the Leadership Team, the Calmer Choice Chief Program Officer is responsible for leading the overall vision, strategic development, implementation and evaluation of Calmer Choice’s direct service and training programs.

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2021 Spring Update from Emily Smalley, COO

At Calmer Choice, we have so much to be grateful for as we step out into the sun this spring. Read about our latest news and plans for 2021 from Emily Smalley, COO.

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2021 Virtual Tour de Barnstable

The 2021 Tour de Barnstable event will be held virtually this year considering the COVID-19 pandemic. Although virtual, you can still have a ton of fun, ride bikes safely with friends, and support our work in the community.

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Programming Updates: Spring 2021

Over the past year, with all of the restrictions and uncertainty, life, at times has seemed to slug along. However, now, amidst the rebirth that spring brings, comes a renewed sense of hope.

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