Written comments from 6th, 7th, and 8th graders after 8 weeks of mindfulness
My favorite thing about mindfulness is that I learned how to pay attention.
I used mindfulness to help not say mean things.
I used mindfulness for a test because a question was confusing.
Mindfulness often helps me focus on something when I'm distracted at school, and out of school. It helps me focus a bit on MAPS testing.
I have used mindfulness before a test to calm me down and not be worried. I've also used it before a soccer game to give me confidence.
My favorite thing about mindfulness is that it really does help you calm down. Mindfulness can also help you with anger & becoming better at something.
I used it when I was really upset or feeling tired.
I try to use mindfulness at least every week. It helps me stay calm and happy. It helps me realize when I'm getting mad or stressed.
I have used mindfulness at night to help me sleep. I used the body scan exercise and I felt very relaxed afterwards and I have definitely noticed that it helps me get better sleep.
My favorite thing about mindfulness is the way it feels calming down.
I used mindfulness when my grandmother died.
When I was stressed about a grade I used mindfulness to calm myself down.
I used mindfulness in the middle of a science test.
I used mindfulness during a maps test when I was unsure of a solution to a math problem.
My favorite thing about it is being able to relax and focus and be still and calm.
I used mindfulness to keep control of my feelings in an argument.
Mindfulness helped me when I was stressed about a test.
I was upset with homework, so I did mindful breathing to chill then focus.
I used mindfulness during a test and it helped.
I use mindfulness when I zone out so I can keep up with the teacher to understand the lesson. Mindfulness helps you keep focussed and not distracted.
I use mindfulness in school so I can focus. I like mindfulness because it's calming.
I used mindfulness for doing my homework. I like how it relaxes me.
My favorite part is heartfulness. It has helped me be more kind to everyone.
I use mindfulness to get my homework done when it's really late at night.
I used mindfulness to help me with homework because sometimes I'll slack off. In math I usually want to talk to my friends so I put my body in a mindfulness position. My friend was having trouble one time and I told about mindfulness.
I used mindfulness before and after map testing and other tests. I believe that doing this helped me think about what the test was on.
I used mindfulness in math class when we had a test.
I used mindfulness during a lockdown to keep myself calm. My favorite thing about mindfulness is the peace.
It helped me calm down when I got stressed about a test question.
I used mindfulness during a test. My favorite thing about it is the quiet and focus.
I used mindfulness when some kid said I was being mean.
I used mindfulness during a test and it helped a lot. I felt confident, focused and I got a good score.
I used mindfulness when I had to take a test.
I used mindfulness at home when I was trying to sleep. Also when I was stressed and when I was bored.
I used mindfulness in court the other day. I was so mad and upset that I used it to calm down. I like the feeling that I can make everyone disappear.