Conoce a una de nuestras entrenadoras de niños conectados, Alice Chinn, de Escocia, pero que habla español con fluidez y comparte consejos sobre cómo enseñar meditación a niños y adolescentes, y cómo ayuda a los adultos a hacer esto también.
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 […]
I’ve just finished reading… …A book called ‘Eva and the Universe‘ by D. M Green. It’s the 2nd (the previous one is ‘Jim and the Universe‘) and they are a perfect read to help introduce mindful awareness in a fictional way for kids who have big changes/struggles. Eva is about a girl (I’m guessing 10) […]
How mindfulness helps you ‘see’ your kids and teens I was inspired to write this after reading a blog from NY psychotherapist, Katherine Schafler, about the 4 unconscious questions a person asks themselves. The one that connected with me the most was about ‘being seen’. As a child I grew up in a culture where […]
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 […]
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 […]
Como hoy es el día de acción de gracias en Estados Unidos (donde impartimos algunos de nuestros cursos), pensé que sería útil traer algunas ideas y consejos sobre cómo combinar esto con técnicas de meditación para niños y adolescentes.