5 tips to help you teach kids or teens a mindful gratitude activity
Category archives: gratitude
Forest of Candy Meditations for kids
Meet one of our Connected Kids Trainers, Alice Chinn, from Scotland but who speaks fluent Spanish sharing tips about teaching meditation to kids and teens, and how she helps adults do this too.
Meditations and mindful tips for you and the family – COVID-19
Welcome and hope you find this blog useful in this strange and challenging time. I don’t know about you, but life feels like we’ve been put on a roller coaster (without our permission) and we are on for a ride of ups and downs. I’ve been practising meditation for over 30 years and even I […]
School holidays – 2 ‘mindful’ books for kids/teens
are a perfect read to help introduce mindful awareness in a fictional way for kids who have big changes/struggles
Mindful Parenting Tips
I often see parents and other adults in a child’s life hooked into their phone…
15 seconds to change schools with meditation and mindfulness
One of my friends is an experienced mindfulness teacher. She sent me her weekly newsletter and within that there is mention of Dr Rick Hanson – the psychologist – with a link to one of his excellent presentations. It was so good I thought I would include it in my regular blog (see below). But […]
Meditation to help you see the best in your kids and teens
Negativity Bias and Mindfulness It means that our brain and body constantly scan the environment for threats. If we detect a threat, we manage it as it activates our stress response (fight/flight/freeze) – which is designed to keep us alive. What it means is that we are hardwired (neurologically speaking) to seek out the negative in […]
Thanksgiving Meditation – Gratitude for Kids and Teens – tips
As today is thanksgiving day in the USA (where we teach some of our courses) I thought it would be useful to bring some ideas and tips on how to combine this with meditation techniques for kids and teens.