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Emotional Regulation

Your Treehouse Meditation

Special place guided imagery is wonderful for relaxing the mind, enhancing states of being safe, loved, cared for and centered. I created this guided imagery meditation for kids so that they can practice using their imaginations to create and experience … 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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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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Barefoot in the Grass

This past week has been challenging to say the least. Riding the waves of change while getting a routine and consistency in place is a delicate balancing act! Now more than ever, is the time for relaxation practice, grounding, centering … 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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Paint a Circle Breath

Jump To Center Here we are at the start of another school year!  It can be a time of transitions, change, and new beginnings for you and your child/students.  This year, I encourage you to set the intention to stress … Continue reading

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Relaxation Message In a Bottle

Writing can be a relaxation tool that can be accessed anywhere and everywhere!  Use it to feel better when there are thoughts swimming around inside.  Model for your child how journaling can relieve stressful thoughts or feelings that want to … Continue reading

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Relaxation Rain: Putting out the Volcanoes of Pent Up Emotions

  We’ve been making volcanoes and talking about relaxation rain in my small groups this week!  I drew a volcano on the white board and then we discussed what happens when we don’t pay attention to our emotions and what’s … Continue reading

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