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Relaxation Wheel Spinner

Here’s a quick way to make choosing your daily relaxation practice fun. Make a visual aid in the form of a relaxation wheel spinner. For an in-depth blog on this activity with links to all of the relaxation activities and … Continue reading

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Stretching into Newness with Meddy Teddy

Meddy Teddy™️, who you may have already met online, is a meditating, yoga stretching, relaxation bear. He is so good at holding poses while you move your body into position to match. Here is a short video in which you … Continue reading

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Your Wise Self

Within each of us there is a wise self, an intuitive part of us that can inspire us, support us in solving problems, and can ignite our imagination for creative ideas. All of us have this ability! It is easier … Continue reading

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Cloud Break

When I begin to feel the stress of being inside too long, when I am focused on the clutter around me, when I start to feel overwhelmed with the “to do” list, and when I have spent too much time … Continue reading

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Butterfly Breathing

Hello Everyone, Here’s a short video on how to practice Butterfly Breathing. Find a comfortable space, relax, and take a few minutes to practice a deep breath with your child today! Here’s a quick video explaining how to do it. … Continue reading

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Gratitude-ing

What better way to spend time together than to immerse yourself and your child in gratitude! There are so many ways to get to gratitude-ing! I like to keep a journal, a box, and an app. Like most things in … Continue reading

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Kids’ Zen Garden

Zen, in Japanese, means meditation. So essentially Zen Gardening is using gardening to calm the mind and body, enhance focus, and contemplate the metaphors within it that are linked to living life. My kids loved to play in the sand … Continue reading

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Positive Thought Bracelet

Create a positive thought bracelet with your child. You can string beads, dry hollow noodles, buttons, paperclips, paper rings…whatever you’ve got hanging around your house. Make it fun and engaging, choose beads or items to string together that are meaningful … Continue reading

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The Relaxation Journey

Passport to Relaxation Building upon the positive passport theme, I created a Relaxation Passport for use in my small groups.  Each week as we practice a new relaxation tool, we put a stamp in our booklet–to denote our travel to … Continue reading

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Slow Like a Sloth

  This week in small group we are studying SLOTHS!   Until we slow down in the moment, and during life in general, relaxation practice isn’t effective or even very possible.  Slowing down in the first step in the relaxation response, … Continue reading

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