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7 Apps To Help Kids Relax

My iPhone and iPad have become instant hits with my kids.  They love to play games on them.  They are great for when I’m out at a restaurant or waiting at the airport and they need something quick to stay occupied.  In spite of the battery run down and the fact that I rush to …

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Preparing for Relaxation Practice

I’ve been re-reading the book, Point Zero- Creativity Without Limits, by Michele Cassou.  I love how she encourages the creation of art from connection, intuition, and the initiation of a feeling space.  As I am reading, I am thinking how all of the concepts she introduces directly relate to relaxation practice as well.  She talks …

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Stress Rating Charts–Five Ways To Make It Fun!

I believe that relaxation practice must be engaging, fun, and rewarding if we are going to see ultimate buy-in and interest from our kids.  Since body awareness is an essential first step component to relaxation practice, (i.e. ya gotta know when you are stressed and how much to know when ya need to use a …

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10 Mindful Minutes–Review

Check out the new mindfulness book from Goldie Hawn, 10 Mindful Minutes,  This book does a nice job of explaining mindfulness, new brain science research, and ways to incorporate this information into your parenting life.  She provides mindfulness activities for exercising the senses and activating gratitude, optimism and happiness.  Diving deeper at times, she weaves …

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