What is World Meditation Day? And, how to make it meaningful for kids

What is world meditation day

Learn about World Meditation Day It seems most of us are overworked, overwhelmed and stressed out. In today’s hustle culture of trying to do more, be more, and have it all, we find ourselves sacrificing the most important things in our lives: time with our children, family and friends, and often our calm, health, peace, […]

The Benefits of Forest Bathing

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Explore the benefits of forest bathing There is an easy way to help kids (and yourself) feel less stress, anxiety, depression and overwhelm. It’s free, doesn’t require a prescription, is readily available, and often overlooked. It’s a practice called forest bathing. Start your plan What is forest bathing? Forest bathing is the practice of being […]

Meditation For Kids Anxiety

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Discover how meditation can help reduce anxiety in kids According to JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), 20.5% of youth worldwide struggle with symptoms of anxiety. In other words, every 1 in 5 kids globally are experiencing anxiety. This is an increase of nearly 50% since 2012.  With limited mental health resources for kids, […]

7 Common Types of Meditation and How They Help Kids

7 common types of meditation and how they help kids

Learn about the 7 most common types of meditation According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) children as young as eight years old spend, on average, six hours per day on a screen.  Combined with overscheduling, content overload, and the rising mental health epidemic, kids today are more stressed than previous generations. In a world […]

3 Meditation Practices to Help Kids When They’re Sick

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Explore 3 meditation practices to help kids when they’re sick Some of the most practical uses and benefits of meditation and mindfulness are experienced when a child is ill. Meditation is certainly not the cure for the common cold or flu, but if your little one is in need of a bit of comfort, you […]

5 Signs Your Child is Burned Out (and How to Help)

5 signs your child is burned out (and how to help)

Explore different signs of child burnout Life is hard. Between parenting, work, family and friends, volunteer work, and maybe even caring for aging parents, our plates are full. For the past few years, life seems even harder. We’ve had pandemic stress, rising food prices, and global tension in many places of the world. You may […]

How Meditation Helps With Emotional Regulation

How meditation can help with emotional regulation

Learn how meditation can help kids improve their emotional regulation For a lot of us, emotional regulation is something we do unconsciously. Like for example, remaining calm when a coworker makes a snarky remark about our new hobby. But for some, especially little ones, emotional regulation skills can be harder to develop. The good news? […]

Why Kids Should Practice Meditative Drumming

why kids should practice meditative drumming

Learn about meditative drumming for kids What is meditative drumming? Meditative drumming is a form of meditation where the drum’s rhythm, sound, and feeling are the objects of focus. Similar to other forms of focus meditation, meditative drumming brings awareness and attention to the present moment.  A growing body of research, from around the world, […]

How To Increase Self-Love in Kids

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Learn how to increase self-love in kids February is all about love and valentines. There are parties, valentine exchanges, and heart-shaped boxes of candy. The focus is often on ways kids can be kind to others. They may be encouraged to make and give valentine cards, to remember friends and loved ones, and to share appreciation […]

Are Kids Affected by the News?

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Learn about how kids can be impacted by the news Whether you open up a social media app, turn on the TV, or flip through the newspaper, there’s no denying the fact that the world is in a high state of stress. Adults are stressed, and kids know it. Children have always been in-tune to […]