How we can help kids (and teens) express big feelings, more mindfully.
Emotional vs Academic Intelligence The other week we caught the end of the TV show ‘Child Genius’ – where children with (usually) a high score on Mensa take part in a quiz to become the Child Genius for that year. These kids demonstrate an amazing array of skills – from their ability to remember facts […]
In society we want things easy. Maybe it’s a combination of technology, lifestyle and the way our brains are developing. Reading the book ‘Mind Change‘ has been fascinating as I learn I am a ‘digital immigrant’. That means I have been introduced to blogs, emails and the tech stuff later in my lifetime. According […]
One of the issues that we face as children (and all the way through life) is recognising what we feel, when we feel it. I have been practising meditation for years, yet just the other day I felt really flat and couldn’t name my feeling. It was so frustrating and disorientating. I went for a […]
Welcome to our next video blog. Here you’ll see me (Lorraine Murray) explain the differences between mindfulness and meditation and what works best for kids/teens. I’ll also talk about how mindfulness and meditation helps with kids developing their emotional intelligence. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJiKG8ArlJo&w=420&h=315] Enjoy! Learn how to teach kids meditation (online course) Calm Kids book >>> […]