Friends of Silly Street
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Margot Marsh Wanner is the creator of Mindful Margo, our mindfulness newsletter segment. She is a creative writer and educator who is passionate about planting seeds of compassion in the hearts of young people.
She has an Masters of Education from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Driven by her interest in teaching Mindfulness and Self-Compassion to children, she has completed The Still Quiet Place, a 10-week Training Program for Teaching Mindfulness to Children and Adolescents; and Mindful Self-Compassion Core Skills Training with Kristin Neff, Ph.D. and Christopher Germer, Ph.D., and she continues to pursue training and education in these areas. Much of the inspiration behind Mindful Margo comes from Margot’s wise teachers: Susan Kaiser Greenland; Amy Saltzman; Kristin Neff, Ph.D.; and Christopher