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Mind & Life Institute's International Symposium for Contemplative Studies - October 30- November 2, 2014, Boston, MA.
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Mindful Education Training - Level Two with Daniel Rechtschaffen and Linda Lantieri - August 2-9, 2014, Costa Rica
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The Inner Resilience Program at the Chatsworth Elementary School: Documenting a Contemplative Education Initiative
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Skills for Life Program in Youngstown & Warren City School Districts in Ohio
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OMEGA – Mindfulness & Education Conference
July 2014 in Rhinebeck, NY
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Skills for Life Program
Read about the Inner Resilience Program’s new Ohio-based project, Skills For Life
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In the News



A Toxic Legacy
WA today
July 7, 2013

Linda Lantieri: Excerpt from the 2013 Bridging Hearts & Minds of Youth conference
MoreThenSound.net
February, 2013

A Quiet Revolution
TribToday.com
April 30, 2013

Method to Sharpen Focus and Open Minds
New York Times
March 26, 2013

Ryan Urges Social, Emotional Learning
Programs

The Business Journal Daily news
February 28, 2013

Ohio Congressman’s Meditation Crusade
CBS Evening News
February 9, 2013

Top 10 Take Aways from the
Contemplative Teaching and Learning
Symposium at Garrison Institute

By Lisa Flynn and Marina Ebert
Yoga4life.com – December, 2012

Interview with Linda Lantieri
of The Inner Resilience Program

By Hannah Russin, What’s Possible: The Tides Blog
November 19, 2012

Four Skills Smart Kids Need to Succeed
That Go Beyond Books

By Metro Parent, Michigan Chronicle
October 30, 2012

Bringing Mindfulness to Our Public Schools
By U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan
Omega Institute – June 27, 2012

Ryan Takes ‘Mindfulness’ to Inner-City Schools
By Dan O’Brien, The Business Journal
Friday April 13, 2012

Ryan’s Book Reveals His Mind(fulness)
By Andrea Wood, The Business Journal
Thursday April 12, 2012

Linda Lantieri to Visit Barrington
An Interview by Lisa Stamos

Quintessential Barrington,
March/April 2012

Mindfulness in Education
By Jai Flicker, Life Works Learning Center
March 23, 2012

Release of Congressman Tim Ryan’s
new book, A Mindful Nation

Hay House, Inc.,
March 2012
Read more information here
Read an excerpt from the book here

Building Emotional Intelligence in our Children
By Erric Solomon, WhatMeditationReallyIs.com
March 2, 2012
Read the new book review here

10 Easy Things You Can Do to Improve Your
Life by Next Week

By Jessica Cassity
January 10, 2012
Read the article here

Thoughts on Mindful Awareness Practices
in Education

By Ramaa Reddy Raghavan, The Huffington Post
December 27, 2011
Read the article here

The Missing Dimension of the Education Debate
By Tish Jennings, The Huffington Post
October 19, 2011
Read the article here

Children at a Manhattan Public School
Learn Techniques to Relax

By Ramaa Reddy Raghavan, The Huffington Post
December 15, 2011
Read the article here

De-Stress: How to Handle the Holidays
From Dan Goleman’s new book The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights in EI
Published on November 21, 2011 in Psychology Today
Read the article here

Con lo académico solo no basta
(Interview with Linda Lantieri in Spanish)

By Dolores Gallo, Revista Nueva
August 21, 2011

Applying Mindfulness to Classroom Problems
By Patricia (“Tish”) Jennings
August 15, 2011
Read the article at mindful.org

Balance Beats Burnout
By David Ginsburg
July 23, 2011
Read the article

Children of 9/11 – Ten Years Later
The City University of New York
May 20, 2011
Listen to the discussion

Resilience for the Rest of Us
By Daniel Goleman
April 25, 2011
Read the article

Linda Lantieri: Expert in Social and Emotional Learning (Spanish Article)
Mar Ferragut Diario de Mallorca
March 20, 2011
Read the interview in English

Interview with Linda Lantieri in Spanish
By ABC Society
March 7, 2011
Read the interview in English

How Teachers Can Build Emotional Resilience
By Education Week Teacher
January 5, 2011

Meta-Analysis of School-Based SEL Benefits
by Katherine Gustafson
CASEL Jul 22, 2010

Can You Teach Emotional Intelligence?
by Katherine Gustafson
See IRP's work featured in this month's issue of Yes magazine.
yesmagazine.org Jul 22, 2010

Dear Mr. President
By Sarah McKibben
Principal Leadership
Celebrate the Principalship, pg 78 April 2010

In NY Schools, a Little 'Respect for All'
By Katherine Gustafson
Tonic.com March 10, 2010

Her Wiseness Martha Graham
and Skipping in the Halls

By Mara D. Dajevskis
March 8, 2010

Inner Resilience Program at the
Tides Center New York

By Dr Margaret Brechman-Toussaint
Shaping Brains: Shaping Communities
A Project by Benevolent Society February 28, 2010

SEL Teaching Strategies -
My 'Aha' Moment for Today

By Alex Russell
Shaping Brains: Shaping Communities
www.6seconds.org, EQ Connections February 19, 2010

When the Child You Know is No Indigo
Linda Lantieri discusses her book Building Emotional Intelligence with Tammy Taylor of the Tampa New Thought Examiner.


'Mindfulness' Meditation
‘Mindfulness’ Meditation Being Used in Hospitals and Schools
By Marilyn Elias, USA Today
June, 8, 2009
Educating World Citizens for the 21st Century
Educators, Scientists and Contemplatives Dialogue on Cultivating a Healthy Mind, Brain and Heart. 
Washington, D.C., USA. October 8–9, 2009


A recognized pioneer in the movement to integrate social and emotional learning into schools throughout the world, currently Linda is on the forefront of one of education's greatest challenges: how to help children who have suffered shock like the events of 9/11 all over the world become more resilient, so they can bounce back from trauma and get on with their lives and education.
A Fit Body Means a Fit Mind
Along with physical strength, a little exercise helps kids build brainpower.
2009 Nautilus Book Awards
Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children by Linda Lantieri won the 2009 Gold Award for Parenting/Family June 17, 2009

Linda Lantieri's testimony before Congress
by Linda Lantieri
Congressional testimony Delivered March 18, 2009
La inteligencia emocional infantil y juvenil
by EDUARD PUNSET
Blog entry February 6, 2009
Cultivating Inner Resilience in our
Schools, Children and Community

by SHERI RAND
F.H. Tuttle Middle School Newsletter, South Burlington School District, Vermont February 2009

Addressing Stress in Our Lives and Our
Children’s Lives: The Parent Perspective

by SUSIE MERRICK
F.H. Tuttle Middle School Newsletter, South Burlington School District, Vermont February 2009
Building Inner Resilience in the
Middle School Classroom

by ANNE STETSON
F.H. Tuttle Middle School Newsletter, South Burlington School District, Vermont January 2009
No Child Left Bananas
by Andrea Miller
Natural Solutions January 2009
Windows of Opportunity: A new book and
CD help students build emotional intelligence

by Daniel Goleman
Greater Good Fall 2008
Calming activities make for easier learning
by Lynn Monty
Burlington Free Press November 12, 2008
Relaxation techniques help
students manage stress

by Natalie Fee
ASCD SmartBrief Report: The Positive Classroom
September 23, 2008

Wise Words: Interview with Linda Lantieri
by Auriel Gray
Talk About Wellness Newsletter September 2008
The Mindful Society
by ELIZABETH MARGLIN
Shambala Sun September 2008
Stilling the Mind:
An Interview with Linda Lantieri

by Sharon Brock
Edutopia August 2008
Spirituality & Practice
selects Building Emotional Intelligence
for best spiritual book list

by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality & Practice 50 "best spiritual books" list July 2008
Building Emotional Intelligence Book Review
by Frederick and Mary Ann Brussat
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat review Building Emotional Intelligence on their website, Spirituality & Practice -
June 2008

“Calm Down and Pay Attention: Cultivating
Emotional Intelligence for Kids”

Blog Entry by Daniel Goleman
Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, shares his thoughts on Building Emotional Intelligence May 30, 2008
Author Helps Kids Cope With Anxiety
by Sara Buscher
Burlington Free Press May 5, 2008
The New and Improved Self-Esteem
by Aimee Lee Ball
O - The Oprah Magazine January 2008
Contemplative Education
by Barry Boyce
Shambhala Su January 2007
Emotional Intelligence in Everyday Life
by Linda Lantieri
Edutopia Fall 2007
From Chaos to Coherence:

Managing Teacher Stress

by Michele Israel
Education World  August 2005
Caring for the Caregivers
by Sarita Tukaram
Greater Good Fall 2004
Time Out for Teachers
by Beverly Bartlett
Presbyterians Today - October 2003
Redefining the Purpose of Education
by Patti M. Marxsen
Boston Research Center for the 21st Century

Spring/Summer 2002

Study Finds Programs in Schools Can Curb
Violence Among Young

by Randy Banner
New York Times  2001
Spirited Schools
by Todd R. Nelson
Hope Magazine Fall 2001