Helping kids (& teens) regulate big emotions with mindfulness

How we can help kids (and teens) express big feelings, more mindfully.

Child Genius – academically bright but emotionally inept?

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 […]

Is technology disconnecting our kids?

  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 […]

Helping Kids and Teens connect to emotions through mindfulness

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 […]

Differences between mindfulness and meditation for kids and teens

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 >>> […]

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