Mindfulness with kids

Mindfulness with Kids I am a firm believer that you need to have a practice in order to teach a practice. We can tell kids to take deep breaths in the heat of an emotional breakdown, but if we don’t know how to stop and take a deep breath ourselves, it just won’t be as effective in helping the child (and yourself!) truly regulate. The first time I truly connected with myself I was 24 years old. Before that, I

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Feel Less Reactive

Feel Less Reactive – This week’s Resilience Tip is about feeling less reactive. Easier said than done. We aren’t aiming for perfection, but awareness is where we begin.

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Guilt

For this week, let’s focus on the emotion of GUILT. Some of us (this used to be ME) hang on to guilt for days and feel guilt for almost everything. This blocks our ability to be resilient, to bounce back to feeling ourselves.

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Quiet

Quiet. Talk talk talk. I LOVE to talk, but have learned the importance of silence, so I can listen better and really connect. Who can relate to this scenario; being a child and your parents trying to constantly talk to you, but you don’t feel like it. You don’t feel like sharing or opening up. You roll your eyes and respond with minimal detail. And yet we do the SAME thing that annoyed us to our own kids. WHY?! Let’s

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