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Covington, KY, 41011
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Leadership Scholars, a Cincinnati nonprofit, enlists and empowers parents to become a catalyst for their children to attend and graduate college. Founded on the belief that EVERY CHILD DESERVES A QUALITY EDUCATION to realize their full potential, the end-goal of Leadership Scholars is to increase the number of more highly educated individuals in our city, regardless of socioeconomic background, and to significantly reduce poverty. 

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Mindfulness and the Amygdala Articles

Mindfulness Meditation Benefits: 20 Reasons Why It's Good For Your Mental And Physical Health
Oh mindfulness meditation, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways.


10 Big Companies That Promote Employee Meditation
While there is no way to totally eliminate stress from the workplace, some companies are doing what they can to help employees relax.


Famous People Who Meditate
Many famous actors, musicians, and comedians practice meditation.

The Mental Game: Why High Performance Athletes Should Meditate
It's all mental.


Athletes Who Meditate to Improve Their Game
Some of the best professional athletes in the sports world are turning to meditation.


How Meditation Won the Super Bowl
The team's top players recognize the power of meditation

Top companies are implementing mindfulness to address a workplace’s most precious and scarce resource: attention.

Top companies are implementing mindfulness to address a workplace’s most precious and scarce resource: attention.



Meditation can sharpen attention, strengthen memory and improve other mental abilities. 

Stress is the way our bodies and minds react to something which upsets our normal balance in life.

Neuroscientist Sara Lazar's amazing brain scans show meditation can actually change the size of key regions of our brain

When Phil Jackson began coaching the Chicago Bulls - and later the Los Angeles Lakers - he says he used t of mindfulness to help build both teams.

How exactly does meditation affect your body? 

The amygdala and how to calm it down.

Anderson Cooper reports on what it's like to try to achieve mindfulness.

Anderson Cooper reports on what it's like to try to achieve mindfulness.

Kobe Bryant discusses how he practices mindfulness everyday. 


Grit and Persistence Articles

Growth Mindset Feedback
As students begin to work on their learning objectives, growth-minded language guides and motivates them to ensure that they remain persistent, resilient, and focused.

True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach It
Can you predict academic success or whether a child will graduate? You can, but not how you might think.

Incredibly Successful People Who Failed At First
Some of the world's most successful people have failed — sometimes more than once.

School of Hard Knocks
A review of ‘How Children Succeed,’ by Paul Tough

Mental Contrasting
MC is a way to boost our commitment to goals we care about. It helps us turn our hopes and dreams into realities.

An awesome website about grit. It includes famous people with grit, articles, and recommended books.



Praising effort versus intelligence

Famous failures

Michael Jordan discussing success and failure

Michael Jordan on failure

The Importance of REAding

Tips for reading with young children

Benefits for adult reading

Technology and Screen time

Technology and children

Skateboarding physicist

Yoga veteran.

Girl learns to dance over a year

Grit- the key to your success

Benefits of reading

Parent Resources Recursos en EspanolGraduation