Return to school tips and ideas for kids anxiety

Schools in Scotland have already returned but throughout the UK and in other parts of the world this is still to happen.  So we are sharing any useful resources we find (or create!) to help you and your kids cope with the return to school. Please contact us if you have a specific question about […]

COVID-19 anxiety and teaching kids meditation

Lorraine E Murray, founder of Connected Kids, explains what will change for anyone interested in learning to teach kids or teens meditation on the Connected Kids Programme.   Please note that details about face to face training will be published by late July 2020.  *These protocols relate to training offered directly by Lorraine E Murray. […]

How to help kids or teens do Yoga Nidra

An easy way to teach kids yoga nidra (and improve sleep) Yoga Nidra is my new favourite practice. It’s so easy yet so relaxing and it helps me stay in touch with my body which (if I neglect it) becomes sore/achey due to the time I spend at the computer or slouched on the sofa […]

Mindful morning – lockdown tips

A mindful way to start your day…     If you want to become a kids/teens meditation teacher Professional Training – to become a certified Kids Meditation Teacher   Teach Children Meditation Books – learn more about the benefits of meditation for kids including those with SEN/Autism/Anxiety/ADHD

Celebrating our Award – teach kids meditation!

We won an award! For our online Connected Kids course!   Our course was recognised with a Gold award in the health and wellbeing section from Nursery World! To celebrate – we are givng a £25  discount off the foundation course until the end of May 2020. This course helps you to create meditations that […]

beach / seaside meditation for lockdown

Lockdown – guided meditation to relieve anxiety and stress Lorraine Murray, founder of the Connected Kids programme, has recorded a guided meditation to take you to the beach to let go of stress and anxiety.  Helping you feel stronger so you can support your kids at this challenging time.     Learn to teach your […]

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 […]

Can children with Autism or ADHD learn meditation?

In my experience of teaching meditation (sometimes called mindfulness) I’ve noticed over the years how it’s become a popular way to help adults and children reduce the symptoms of stress and support a healthier lifestyle. From teaching, I already knew how effective meditation was for kids, but I asked myself “could children, with additional support […]

Mindfulness to help kids and teens with big emotions

  A useful (mindful) tool to help kids and teens with difficult emotions   Use this link to download your copy of the Wheel of Emotions mentioned in the video. If you want to become a kids/teens meditation teacher Professional Training – to become a certified Kids Meditation Teacher   Teach Children Meditation Books – […]

tech and social media addiction in kids – can meditation help?

You are probably reading this article on your mobile phone or computer – perhaps a friend shared it through social media or you did a google search for ‘teach children meditation’. The irony is that we use social media and tech in our lives so much that we don’t notice how much it may be […]

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