Author : Eline Snel
Genre : Family & Relationships
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
ISBN : 9780834829190
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File Download : 112 page

This introduction to mindfulness meditation for children and their parents includes practices that can help children calm down, become more focused, fall asleep more easily, alleviate worry, manage anger, and generally become more patient and aware.

Author : Eline Snel
Genre : Family & Relationships
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
ISBN : 9781611800586
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File Download : 112 page

Simple mindfulness practices to help your child (ages 5-12) deal with anxiety, improve concentration, and handle difficult emotions—with a 60-minute audio CD of guided exercises read by Myla Kabat-Zinn. Mindfulness—the quality of attention that combines full awareness with acceptance of each moment, just as it is—is gaining broad acceptance among mental health professionals as an adjunct to treatment. This little book is a very appealing introduction to mindfulness meditation for children and their parents. In a simple and accessible way, it describes what mindfulness is and how mindfulness-based practices can help children calm down, become more focused, fall asleep more easily, alleviate worry, manage anger, and generally become more patient and aware. The book contains eleven practices that focus on just these scenarios, along with short examples and anecdotes throughout. Included with purchase is an audio CD with guided meditations, voiced by Myla Kabat-Zinn, who along with her husband, Jon Kabat-Zinn, popularized mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) as a therapeutic approach. Continue your mindfulness practice with Eline Snel through her other mindfulness meditation titles, including Sitting Still Like a Frog Activity Book, which offers 75 fun mindfulness games and activities for children, and The Little Frog Awakes, which offers tools and advice for mindfully responding to younger children ages 18 months to 4 years.

Author : Eline Snel
Genre : Family & Relationships
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
ISBN : 9781611809459
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Parenting toddlers can be challenging but mindfulness can help! The popular author of Sitting Still Like a Frog offers advice and tools for parents of kids ages 18 months-4 years to respond skillfully and with mindful intention, especially in difficult moments. ​In The Little Frog Awakes, Eline Snel offers parents of young children advice and tools for responding mindfully and effectively in the moment. These skills help us regain trust in ourselves and in the integral wholeness of our kids. And when we make mindfulness practice a part of daily life, it gives our children a powerful message on how to recognize, name, and deal with emotions and situations. This practical guide will help you to: • connect with and respond mindfully to your own feelings as they arise • cultivate compassion for yourself as a parent or caregiver through meditations and breathing practices • encourage serenity, self-confidence, and emotional regulation in your children, through stories and activities • strengthen your bond with your kids and help all of you manage stress • be more fully present with your children, and more able to give them your undivided attention • embrace imperfection and focus on the things that really matter • and more The book and the accompanying audio include activities, practices, and stories for both you and for your toddler that cultivate mindful moments and action, and self-compassion.

Author : Eline Snel
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
ISBN : 9781611802467
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Simple mindfulness practices for parents of teenagers to help you stay present, positive, and open-hearted with your child during their teenage years. Includes an audio download of guided exercises. Parenting a teenager can be extremely challenging as we struggle to stay balanced and supportive of our child's ups and downs, granting them increased freedom while still maintaining necessary limits. Mindfulness meditation—which emphasizes the quality of attention that combines full awareness with acceptance of each moment, just as it is—is a practice that is uniquely well-suited to helping us strengthen our parenting skills during this this time. This practice—which has gained broad acceptance among family therapists and other mental health professionals, and in schools, for stress and anxiety reduction and behavior modification—helps us to stay calm in tense moments and be less reactive with our children. It allows us to respond to them in ways that are most helpful, and that promote dialogue rather than clashing. This little book, written by Eline Snel, a popular therapist and mindfulness teacher, is a very appealing introduction to mindfulness meditation for parents of teenagers. In a warm, simple, and accessible way, Snel describes what mindfulness is and how mindfulness-based practices can help you calm down during tense and heated moments and become a more focused and open-hearted parent. Snel includes numerous guided meditations on the accompanying audio.

Author : Ulrika Dezé
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
ISBN : 9781611804393
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Simple yoga poses for kids ages 3-7 to practice throughout the day, for energy in the morning, focus during the day, and calm when they need a break. Join Kika and her little monkey Yazoo as they introduce 14 simple yoga poses for kids. Each pose in this book includes easy-to-follow instructions and will show kids how yoga can help them relax, develop focus, and increase their sense of well-being. Organized by 'Awake', 'Focus', 'Energy',and 'Resting' poses, you can tailor the series to help kids start moving in the mornings, increase concentration at school and before homework, or relax after a long day. Whether you have 15 minutes or an hour, the series of poses are adaptable and can be done with just one kid or in a larger classroom setting. The book also includes four guided meditations that can be read aloud to complement the yoga practices.

Author : Tara Lynda Guber
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher : Barefoot Books
ISBN : 1905236042
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A playful and easy way to teach yoga.

Author : Eline Snel
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
ISBN : 9781611805888
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75 fun mindfulness games and activities to teach children ages 4-8 to calm themselves down, focus, be attentive to people around them, and to feel more peaceful from the bestselling author of Sitting Still Like a Frog and The Little Frog Awakes (for ages 18 months to 4 years). Mindfulness is one of the most effective practices to teach kids to calm themselves in stressful moments, increase focus and attention, ease anxiety, and promote a sense of empathy toward others. Eline Snel's Sitting Still Like a Frog has helped thousands of children around the world to become more relaxed and attentive, more aware of their bodies and emotions, and more open toward others. This book is packed with entertaining and useful activities that children ages 4–8 can do alone or with a parent, including: • Fun yoga exercises • Hands-on activities and projects • Meditation stories • Cut-out posters and cards • Colorful stickers • Mindful games

Author : Lauren Alderfer
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9780861718504
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File Download : 32 page

This wonderful picture book for children and adults alike introduces the powerful practice of mindfulness in a fun and exciting way. With the delightful Monkey and his serene friend Happy Panda guiding readers to a calmer and more attentive mind, this whimsical yet warm presentation will delight all readers. As our story begins, Monkey is not so mindful - his Monkey Mind constantly jumping from one thing to another - but he encounters a mysterious and playful friend in Happy Panda. Panda helps Monkey recognize the simple joy of doing what you're doing while you're doing it.

Author : Christopher Willard
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher : Shambhala Publications
ISBN : 9780834843325
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Winner of the 2019 Moonbeam Children’s Mind, Body, Spirit Bronze Medal and a 2020 Mom’s Choice Awards® Gold Recipient! An engaging and interactive story showing children ages 3-6 the power of breath when dealing with new and difficult emotions. Read aloud and breathe along with this sweet story teaching children how to navigate powerful emotions like anger, fear, sadness, confusion, anxiety, and loneliness. With rhythmic writing and engaging illustrations, Breathing Makes It Better guides children to breathe through their feelings and find calm with recurring cues to stop and take a breath. Simple guided practices, like imagining you are a tree blowing in the wind, follow each story to teach children how to apply mindfulness techniques when they need them the most.

Author : Kira Willey
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher : Rodale
ISBN : 9781623368838
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File Download : 100 page

Breathe Like a Bear is a beautifully illustrated collection of mindfulness exercises designed to teach kids techniques for managing their bodies, breath, and emotions. Best of all, these 30 simple, short breathing practices and movements can be performed anytime, anywhere: in the car to the grocery store, during heavy homework nights at home, or even at a child’s desk at school. Based on Kira Willey's Parents' Choice GOLD Award-winning CD, Mindful Moments for Kids, this one-of-a-kind book is sure to help kids find calm, gain focus, and feel energized during the day, and encourage families to establish a fun and consistent mindfulness practice, whether at home or on the go.