Mindful by Design: A Practical Guide for Cultivating Aware, Advancing, and Authentic Learning Experiences, Jan/2019
“Mindful by Design is a guide to well-being, a practical resource, and a creative call-to-action, as Caitlin Krause helps readers to bridge the gap between prioritizing true connection and achieving it.”
– Leah Weiss, author of How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind; Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business
"Krause shares valuable strategies that will help any educator, coach, manager, or learning professional bring out the best in those they serve.”
—Dorie Clark, adjunct professor at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and author, Entrepreneurial You and Stand Out
"Mindful by Design is a valuable and inspiring guide, offering generous insights and practical advice for those seeking to center, strengthen, and clarify their efforts both in and outside of the classroom."
—Dinty Moore, author, The Mindful Writer
Take mindfulness beyond the buzzword and spark powerful learning environments!
In a busy world full of distractions, mindfulness is about being present in everything we do. This must-have resource explores how mindfulness can improve teaching and learning, promoting the development of future-forward skills including creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, and communication. Readers will learn how to cultivate a personal mindfulness practice that reflects their individuality, and how to create a community of care and respect through mindfulness, inviting learners to seek more authentic interactions with the curriculum, with themselves, and with each other.
Mindful by Design provides 24 detailed exercises, including step-by-step mindfulness lessons embedded into specific curriculum areas, ready to implement immediately. Filled with practical, accessible explanations and applications that are adaptive and engaging, this book demystifies mindfulness and empowers each individual to embrace a personal mindfulness practice and inspire powerful learning environments.
About the Author:
Caitlin Krause is a globally-recognized learning expert, author, and keynote speaker. In her book Mindful by Design and through her organizational consulting, she helps individual leaders and teams leverage mindfulness, storytelling, and design principles to connect more deeply with their audiences.
As founder of the MindWise consultancy, co-founder of the Center of Wise Leadership, and a virtual reality specialist, Caitlin contributes to building products and experiences that promote humanity, innovation and emotional intelligence. She speaks extensively in Europe and North America, leading professional development and learning workshops. She holds a BA from Duke University and an MFA from Lesley University, and believes in embracing creative constraints, living a life filled with moments of wonder, and connecting with passion, purpose and presence.