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The Deep Breath Box: Square Breathing

Recently I heard Brene Brown speak on her Rising Strong book tour.  She spoke about her research on resilience and some qualities that people can embody in order to become more resilient in their life.  Her studies showed that resilient … Continue reading

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Bathtime Relaxation

I think bath time is THE perfect place to practice relaxation.  When my daughters were little, I would bring in the bubbles, turn down the lights, create a bouquet of flowers from the garden, play some soft music and diffuse … Continue reading

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Relaxing and Regulating From the Inside Out! Part TWO

Recently, I shared some key messages and activities inspired by the Pixar movie Inside Out!  Here are some more activities and messages I gleaned from the movie.  I have the figurines promptly displayed in my school psych office and let … Continue reading

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Love–The Greatest Relaxation Tool!

Feeling loved, feeling seen, feeling heard, and feeling cared are balms for the brain!   Brain science is reporting that the Prefrontal Cortex, the part of the brain responsible for higher order thinking and problem solving, is at its maximum … Continue reading

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KidsRelaxation on YouTube! The World Is Your Relaxation Playground

I’m excited to announce that Kids’ Relaxation has a new channel on YouTube! I am going to be sharing videos created from my work with kids and based on various blogs on different relaxation techniques for kids that I have … Continue reading

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Peter Pan And The ORGANIZED MIND

I’ve always been fascinated by the story of Peter Pan, the “boy who materializes from the world of children’s dreams.”  Neverland is a place that, when created within my brain, allows for my imagination to play, expand and run free. … Continue reading

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Relaxing and Regulating From The Inside Out!

I recently went to see the recent Pixar movie, Inside Out, with my family.  We really enjoyed it.  While some of the science featured has been controversial, I took away key messages that inspired the creation of these relaxation and … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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