Creating a Family Meditation Practice Don’t we all want less stress in our lives? Our children are no exception. Our quest for less stress and more peace is universal. Including your children in a meditation practice can improve inner peace, concentration, and confidence. How to create a meditation routine for your family? Meditating with your […]
Becoming a Mindful Family
Becoming a Mindful Family
I have struggled with depression for a long, long time. I remember suffering in childhood between being bullied in school and dealing with stressors at home, not to mention that I was a super sensitive child I had a lot going on. Dealing with stress and sadness didn't end as I grew older, it morphed into self-esteem issues and serious bouts of depression where I struggled with thoughts of taking my own life. This is a struggle I still deal with, but I have learned that mindfulness makes all the difference. Adding mindfulness practices is not only for myself but for the wellness of my family. They need to know that they have the power to control their emotions and their lives. On this page, you will find a collection of tips and techniques that you can try out in your own family to help you become a more mindful family as well as individuals.
Raising Emotionally and Socially Intelligent Children Don’t we all want children who can deal with their emotions and the emotions of others in a calm and effective manner? How do we raise emotionally and socially intelligent children? How emotions work for us and our children Emotions play an immense role in our children’s behavior, learning, […]
Getting Mindful with Yoga Life at home is usually hectic, I am not going to lie. There is a beautiful chaos that envelops my home every single day, especially around 4 pm it seems like all hell breaks loose. Kids have so much energy and becoming a more mindful family can be affected when there […]
Coping with Stress As we have discussed in previous weeks, children are dealing with more and more stress. In children stress, anxiety and even ADHD can present itself in many behavior issues, such as anger, defiance, lethargy and act out. It is very easy to misdiagnose these symptoms and end up overmedicating a generation for […]
How to Get Children to Meditate Did you know that an increasing number of children are dealing with stress, restlessness, and anxiety starting at a very early age? Meditation has been proven to be a great tool to help find peace and balance. So the question is “How to get our children to meditate?” Here […]