Family Relaxation

Blowing Bubbles In The Bath

Here’s a quick way to integrate relaxation practice into your daily routine with your child, especially during the busy holiday season.  Use bath time! Bubble baths are the perfect place to practice deep breathing.   This activity is especially nice when the weather outside is cold or rainy because you can bring the bubble blowing …

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Spider-Man: Practicing Mindfulness and Increasing Focus

Here’s a Spider-Man Script for you to try out with your children or students to practice mindfulness and increase focus. You can also incorporate this into your childs play therapy. Materials Needed:  Bell, Flower, Small Food Item (such as a berry, piece of cereal, or raisin) One of Spider-­‐Man’s super powers was the ability to …

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Surfing the Stress Wave

Starting back to school can produce waves of stress in children’s bodies and minds.  Showing them how to ride the stress wave without jumping into reactivity or impulsive actions based on strong feelings, is a golden skill that will support children throughout their life. STEP ONE:  So, I invite kids to pay attention to when …

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Children’s Intuition and Relaxation: Direct Correlation

Children’s intuition and relaxation are directly correlated.  When one is increased, the other is also increased.  When we are relaxed and calm and feeling good, our intuition is naturally at it’s best.  We are able to connect to our inner knowing and problem-solving and creativity are enhanced.  Here are some activities that will help your …

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