Mindfulness

6 Reasons we Should Teach Mindfulness to our Children

This past week, my colleague and I presented our teacher’s inservice on mindfulness to a group of preschool teachers. We shared with them many activities they can use to teach mindfulness to their 3- and 4-year-olds. The teachers loved what we shared with them, and I want to share some things here with you as…

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4 Reasons Why Gratitude May be the Answer to Your Problem

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  No matter how hard you try, it is impossible to be grateful and depressed. ~ Robert Holden   The other day my teenage daughter was feeling mopey, down and basically hormonal. She had no energy and could find nothing fun or exciting in her day. I tried everything I could think of to help…

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4 Steps to Make Summer a Success for Parents

We are about halfway through my kids’ official first week of summer break from school in my house. Their last days were respectively, last Thursday and Friday. By Friday night, I was already feeling antsy and restless. This restless feeling is not at all unusual for me, but it is highly unusual less than 8…

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