How do distractions affect you? Are there certain times/places you are more distracted than others?
How might your relationship change with something if you have less judgment about it? For example, if I can manage to not judge my brother as a failure maybe I can see some of the good things that he has done. Or if I can not judge students in the commons at lunch as really loud and obnoxious, maybe I can enjoy being around them.
Has practicing mindfulness in the classroom carried over into outer parts of your life? How? When? If not, why do you think that is?
How does mindfulness affect the way you think about yourself? About others?
Think about what you know about weather patterns and weather reports. What do you think causes weather?
How do you usually react when you like something? How about when you don’t like something? How will using mindfulness change those reactions?
How can weather maps give us different information than a website or app? (Remember, websites and apps can tell us the weather in different parts of the country…)
What information does a weather report contain? What do you need to know to understand what a weather report is saying?
Think about a specific plant or animal–what are some characteristics it has that may help it survive? Has it always looked this way?