The 3 things your child needs for mental health – online talk We’ve just announced our next online talk It’s about using meditation and mindfulness to support the 3 things your child needs for mental health development. There are limited places – the talk is live and available as a recording too. Useful links… […]
Archivos de la categoría: desarrollo infantil
¿Puede la meditación ayudar a los niños con depresión?
This week, I read a disturbing news report about the increasing use of medication for children (aged 12 or younger) who are being prescribed anti-depressants. “It found that the number of youngsters aged 12 or younger on anti-depressants has risen by 27% over the last three years.” BBC News July 2018 Then on social […]
Meditación y atención plena para el autismo y el TDAH
I initially had the idea back in 2003 that we should be teaching our kids meditation and mindfulness. Back then… there was very little in the way of resources that people could find to help them teach kids and teens mindful meditation practices. How the landscape has changed (thank goodness!) Today we see meditation and […]
Cómo ser más creativo enseñando meditación
Why is creativity important to teaching meditation? Since 2003, we’ve been teaching adults how to help kids and teens practise meditation. What’s interesting is the way that we adults (initially) approach the idea of teaching kids meditation. Some of us look for a ‘mindfulness wand’ that we can use (metaphorically speaking) to calm our children. […]
Consejos para padres conscientes
I often see parents and other adults in a child’s life hooked into their phone…
15 segundos para cambiar de escuela con meditación y atención plena
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 […]
5 formas en que la atención plena crea resiliencia en los niños
At the moment the world is quite a turbulent place. If we think our children are too innocent or immune to the stories coming out in the media each day – think again. Every time we listen to the news on the radio, watch it on TV or surf social media and the internet […]
Dr. Dan Siegel - 'el niño con todo el cerebro'
Interview with Author, Parenting Expert and Neuroscientist – Dr Dan Siegel Dr Dan Siegel kindly gave Connected Kids an online interview in where we discussed some aspects of his book ‘the Whole-Brain Child’. Dr Siegel is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He is currently a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine. He […]
Ayudar a los niños a controlar su comportamiento con meditación y yoga
Yoga and Mindful Activities for Anger in Kids We are delighted to share some words of wisdom written by one of our Connected Kids Tutors, Yvonne Payne. Yvonne has been working with children using mindful activities and yoga to help them focus and manage strong emotions such as anger. Yvonne had been telling us about 2 different […]
'The Whole-Brain Child' - reseña del libro
Book Review – ‘the Whole-Brain Child – Dr Dan Siegel’ Enjoy my review of this fabulous book about child development; how to help them process difficult feelings and thoughts. Learn why I think it offers some practical tips on how to cope with difficult behaviours.