What is Empathy Research?
Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. It involves being able to recognize and respond to the emotions of others and putting oneself in someone else's shoes. Empathy is an essential aspect of social interactions and relationships and can help us compassionately connect with others.
How Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Impacts the Classroom
The importance of social and emotional learning (SEL) in the classroom is essential for students’ academic success. The Puranik Foundation is implementing this program into our Classroom Clarity curriculum to improve the journey of how students learn in school and beyond.
Texts and Questions to Aid You on the Path of Yoga
To lead you further down the rabbit hole and to encourage you to continue your exploration and practice, we have some incredible texts that will aid you in this journey.
Ashtanga Yoga System
It is a common misconception that practicing “yoga” is doing postures on a ‘yoga mat’ in ‘yoga pants’ and is all about flexibility.
What is “Yoga”?
Yoga is essentially a spiritual philosophy with an endeavor to understand and unionize within ourselves, with our communities & environment, and also, with God. The word God can have many-layered interpretations as higher consciousness, supreme controller, divinity, almighty, etc.
What is Urban Design and How Does it Affect Me?
Urban design shapes how a city looks and how people experience it as they live, as they work, as they come together, and as they move around. Urban design is about people and how they connect to their surroundings. It can play a large role in improving sustainability, quality of life, well being, and health.
Landfills: The Damage They Cause and How To Help
Have you ever driven past a landfill, or even googled pictures, only to be shocked at how big they really are? How we get rid of our trash isn’t something we consciously think about every day, but with rising environmental concerns, is it time to start?
Small Changes you can Make to Live More Sustainably
Sustainable consumption revolves around “doing more and better with less.” Learning to practice sustainable consumption can promote a more sustainable lifestyle for our generation, our environment, and can even help decrease the line of poverty.
Butterfly Way Station: Helping an Eagle Scout and Our Community
We, at Puranik Foundation, were excited to partner with such a passionate student to work on this specific project. We thank Krish, his family, and his fellow scouts who made this possible.
How You Can Start Home Composting Right Now!
Composting is the ultimate recycling system in nature. It is a natural process where the organic matter gets broken down into granular matter humus called compost, which can then be used as a nourishing soil amendment.
MINDFULNESS : What / Why / When / How?
“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath,” said Amit Ray, author, and spiritual master.
Mindfulness In the Classroom
Mindfulness is not only a characteristic that can be cultivated and developed by practice, but it is also “associated with better academic outcomes..
Mindfulness Moments in Schools
Build a space for educators to come together and experience self-love and harmony through yoga and meditation.
23 Home Remedies to Sustain Your Health
Imagine curing most of your common illness at home, without a doctor, from ingredients in your pantry.
Sustainable Living: The What, The How, The Why
Today, our planet is facing the brunt of decades of missteps when it comes to caring for the environment.
What Is Global Education
“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.”
The Nurture of Nature
“Look deep into nature, and you will understand yourself better.”