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The Power of Mindfulness

Want to bring mindfulness into your life with kids?  My suggestion would be to try it out yourself first, really become familiar with it, establish your own practice,  THEN share it with the kids in your life.  Dr. Amy Salesman, … Continue reading

Move The Target: Visualization To Lessen The Stress of Conflict

I often have kids in my office that are feeling sad, worried, or angry related to something that others have said or done.  Sometimes there’s a bully on the playground.   Maybe they’ve had an argument with a parent or … Continue reading

It’s Spring–Plant A Positive Thought Garden!

During Spring, I get excited about gardening, especially planting flowers.  As you venture out into the soil this year, I invite you to share with your child how thinking is a lot like gardening.  The thought seeds we plant in … Continue reading

Supporting Your Intuitive Child

  Most of us have established that first and foremost, we are all spiritual beings having a human experience and that we all, to some degree, have intuitive abilities.  As a child I experienced many psychic, telepathic, and intuitive encounters. The scariest … Continue reading

The Peacock Breath

Peacock breath helps kids to slow down their breathing and return to calm and center.  I use peacock feathers as a visual aid while teaching this deep breath.  You can order peacock feathers very inexpensively off of amazon, (simply click … Continue reading

Online Meditation Class This Wednesday!

Spring is the perfect time to release stressors and do some spring cleaning of your mind!  Join me online this Wednesday where I will be hosting an Intro to Neurosculpting® Meditation class for adults:  parents, educators and therapists.  This brain-science … Continue reading

Train Your Anger Dragon Relaxation Script

Here are some ideas to consider and possibly discuss before you begin using this relaxation script with your child: Your child is in charge of her feelings.  Help her to understand that she is in charge of her anger.  She … Continue reading

Relaxation Backpack: Basic Tools For Helping Preschoolers Get Ready For Relaxation Practice.

When I worked with very young kiddos, (aged 3-6), I created the Relaxation Backpack and the Journey to the Island of Calm to introduce relaxation practice.     The Island of Calm is the destination for any relaxation practice.  It’s … Continue reading

The artful relaxation…..relaxing through art.

“Do you hear it?” a young boy looked up at his mother with wide eyes.  “Hear what?” his mother asked. “My heart,” he said. “It’s whispering!” “What is it saying, honey?” “It says…” He listened for a moment, “It says….keep … Continue reading

Heart Broadcasting Station: Listen To Your Love Song and Send It Out For Others To Hear!

When we remember to follow our hearts, we become more authentic, more joyful and sometimes spontaneously creative and energetic. Research from Heartmath, (www.heartmath.org), shows that our hearts are in fact a lot like a broadcast station.  When electrodes are placed … Continue reading

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