Changing Education with Mindfulness and Meditation

I had an extraordinary trip to the States recently. It seemed to tie in with how I feel (strongly) about teaching kids and young people meditation. I am a passionate advocate for meditation becoming a natural part of the school day. It should be introduced into the school curriculum in the same way that we include […]

what is a connected kid? teaching meditation and mindfulness

There’s a whole story behind the name ‘connected kids’. Originally we had called our programme after the first book ‘Calm Kids – help children relax with mindful activities‘.    However the name didn’t sit comfortably with me.  I felt a bit ‘icky’ with the idea of adults trying to ‘calm kids’ down.   Meditation isn’t about […]

Colour Meditation for Kids and Teens – helpful tips

I was recently asked about using the colour meditation script in my Calm Kids book and the significance of the colour that children choose. This video blog should help you understand and give you some useful tips for teaching kids using a colour meditation. https://youtube.com/watch?v=RQp15BA5j20%3Frel%3D0 My 2nd book Connected Kids – help kids with special needs […]

Introductory Talk on how to teach kids meditation – Scotland

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be offering a practical talk on how to teach kids and teens mindfulness and meditation on the following dates: Wednesday 22nd April 2015 – Innerleithen, Scotland The talk starts at 7.30pm and last 90 minutes. The session will be with, Lorraine Murray, author of ‘Calm Kids’ and founder of the […]

Useful resources for teaching kids meditation

So as you can imagine, I live and breathe anything to do with teaching kids meditation, children’s mental health and (teen’s) wellbeing. As a result, I collect a lot of information on this. If you are on our Facebook page, Twitter or Calm Kids group on FB, then you’ll know that we have become a […]

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 […]

The 5 myths of teaching kids meditation…

Enjoy our video blog and articles – full of tips and ideas (from expert, Lorraine Murray), on how to teach kids/teens meditation. Our most recent blog…dispelling some myths about teaching kids or teens meditation [youtube http://youtu.be/Z0OKYQr7MTw] Learn how to teach kids meditation (online course) Calm Kids book >>> Connected Kids book (special needs) >>> Connected […]

Getting Started – teach kids/teens meditation

My next video blog gives you some top tips on getting started! They are all based on my experience of teaching children and teens meditation. [youtube http://youtu.be/Q9RKoJuWQr4] Enjoy! Lorraine x Learn how to teach kids meditation (online course) Calm Kids book >>> Connected kids courses worldwide >>> Our 2nd Book – helping kids with special […]

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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