Kids’ Zen Garden

Tabletop 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. Wondering what do 18 year olds want for their...

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Pebble Relaxation Moments: The Practice

  A few years ago I took my daughters to visit Findhorn, Scotland.  Findhorn is an ecovillage and spiritual community nestled way in the Scottish Highlands near Inverness, (https://www.findhorn.org/).   Its founding was something of a miraculous story in that...

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Atmosphere of Wonder

I believe that each of us is born with an inherent natural sense of imagination and a propensity for wonder.  Every child, in their purest essence is a priest of priestess, an alchemist of imagination.  And to the extent that we, as parents, caregivers, educators or...

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One-Minute Relaxer: Icicle/Puddle Game

One minute relaxers are relaxation techniques that can be completed in one minute or less. If you like, spending some time playing games on sites such as http://162.213.250.60/baccarat-online/ is a great stress-reliever and it can promote relaxation. During busy times...

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Once Upon a Touch…

Once Upon a Touch…

I have been enjoying sharing this book with the children I work with.  Once Upon a Touch by Mary Atkinson and Sandra Hooper is a wonderful book to introduce the relaxing power of massage and to teach various massage techniques through the use of story.  For ages 3-11,...

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