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Calmer Choice Engages with AWARE (Awakening With Anti-Racist Education)

It seems you can’t turn on the news or open a magazine without some reference to the fall-out of the pandemic, and not all of the fall-out has been negative.

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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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Serendipitous Coincidences (part 3 of 4)

In part 3 of our Research Series, we dive deeper into the data of our programs and long-term results on participants.

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Sometimes, It’s All About Who You Know (part 2 of 4)

So, you are probably all anxious to hear about those brain changes we alluded to in Part 1 of our story but…we’re not quite there yet. The seeds of our research journey really begin back in 1987!

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The Child, The Teacher, The Researcher and the MRI (part 1 of 4)

We’d like to tell you a story. No, not the one about Calmer Choice and its humble beginnings. But the one about the amazing, measurable, positive changes occurring in children.

Here's Part One.

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The Young Balsam

I took an 8-week class at Calmer Choice last Fall. I am grateful because I learned many things about the practice of mindfulness and I also learned a lot about myself.

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All is Calm, All is Bright

The pressure to make the holiday season merry and bright can also exacerbate depression and other mental illnesses. In this blog post, Calmer Choice Board Member Christina Bologna provides her tips on how to stay mindful during the holiday season.

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How Mindfulness Can Help You Through Uncertain Times

In a time when almost everyone seems to be experiencing new or worsened anxiety, it is worth looking a little deeper as to what this cause might really be.

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Thoughts on Mindfulness During Quarantine

Whether it's mindfulness or some other avenue into our mind, a little sanctuary every day is absolutely essential to our mental health and well-being.

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