How Grownups Can Help Kids Shine Their Inner Light

How Grownups Can Help Kids Shine Their Inner Light

Can grownups both teach and parent children without the unintended side effect of dimming their light? With a mindful approach to supporting children’s innate wonder, here’s how we can better help children shine their inner light.

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Replace Resolutions: 3 Steps to Emotional Fitness This Year

Replace Resolutions: 3 Steps to Emotional Fitness This Year

Another year draws to a close - just in time for one last mayhem-filled party followed by strict and sobering New Year’s resolutions. Here’s what you should do instead for emotional wellness in the new year.

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3 Effective Ways to Help Your Family Have an Emotionally Healthy Holiday

3 Effective Ways to Help Your Family Have an Emotionally Healthy Holiday

The holidays are here: big season, big feelings! As we navigate the family obligations and celebrations, we might find ourselves hurtling through daily rollercoasters of feelings. Here’s how to navigate those feelings in a healthy way.

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Mindfulness for Kids: Dragon Breathing Helps Release Tension and Negative Energy

Mindfulness for Kids: Dragon Breathing Helps Release Tension and Negative Energy

Feeling anxious and need to calm your nervous system?
Is your mind racing, scattered or all over the place?
Do you feel angry or upset looking for a way to release negative energy?

Breathe Fire Like a Dragon!

Dragon Breathing releases tension and negative energy. It is a great exercise to practice for those moments when we are angry or feel like we might explode. A few rounds of dragon breath could help us calm ourselves down. The long exhale triggers our parasympathetic nervous system (rest and digest) and also ensures we are taking a deep breath in which helps us connect with and work through emotions.

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