Mindfulness – Gratitude

Free Mindfulness Meditation Activities & Apps For Kids With Anxiety
Education | Children | Classroom Activities | Mental Health | Mindfulness - Gratitude | Parenting

Free Mindfulness Meditation Activities & Apps for Kids with Anxiety

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailDuring this worrying time of COVID-19 with isolation and distance learning, some children are feeling scared and may even experience some anxiety. Being in Melbourne, with a very strict lockdown, kids have been learning from home for many months. This has caused a lot of worry and confusion…

Fun Diy Appreciation Gifts To Make With Kids To Thank Someone Or Offer Support
Kindness | Classroom Activities | Mindfulness - Gratitude | Parenting

Fun DIY Appreciation Gifts to Make with Kids to Thank Someone or Offer Support

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailThere are so many wonderful people in our communities who go out of their way and even risk their lives for us every single day. Often these people go about their jobs without ever really being thanked for the extraordinary things they do. Here are some fun ways to…

11 Easy Diy Gifts To Help Kids Learn The Meaning Of Giving
Children | Classroom Activities | Kindness | Mindfulness - Gratitude | Parenting

11 Easy DIY Gifts to Help Kids Learn the Meaning of Giving

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailHelp them experience the joy of giving with these fun DIY gifts!Have you ever had a discussion with your children about gift giving? Most children see the act of giving as customary at particular times of the year but do they really understand the reason behind giving a…

11 Benefits Of Mindfulness Coloring Pages For Kids And Adults
Education | Children | Classroom Activities | Mental Health | Mindfulness - Gratitude

11 Benefits of Mindfulness Coloring Pages for Kids and Adults

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailMost children enjoy being creative with pencils and crayons. But did you know there are impressive reasons beyond fun for encouraging the use of mindfulness coloring pages for kids and adults?  The significant benefits of coloring pages are now being realised for all age groups as it takes its…

The Mayonnaise Jar: A Valuable Lesson About Priorities And Happiness
Education | Inspiring Stories | Mindfulness - Gratitude

The Mayonnaise Jar: A Valuable Lesson About Priorities and Happiness

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailI’m not sure who originally told the powerful mayonnaise jar story, but the lesson has been replicated over the years and there are now quite a few versions to be found on the net. Regardless of its source or how it’s been changed, the story shares a powerful and…

Make A Mind Jar: A Mindfulness Tool To Reduce Anxiety & Stress
Children | Classroom Activities | Education | Mental Health | Mindfulness - Gratitude | Parenting

Make a Mind Jar: A Mindfulness Tool to Reduce Anxiety & Stress

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailI just love a funky little mind jar! They’re so easy to make but can have a powerful impact on children who are distracted or stressed.  Also called calm down jars, they’re a wonderful visual aid for helping kids relax when they experience stress, anxiety, or are overwhelmed…

Kindness | Mindfulness - Gratitude

The Kindest Possible Interpretation – Kindness in the Workplace

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailThe business world usually gets described as competitive, cutthroat, or aggressive. You’re obliged to be a “growth hacker” who “contributes to the bottom line” and is considered “higher-performing than their peers” at the annual review. I had been in the high-stress corporate world at Microsoft where stack-ranking ruled…

The Power Breath – An Essential Tool For Teachers
Education | Mental Health | Mindfulness - Gratitude | Social and Emotional Learning

The Power Breath – An Essential Tool for Teachers

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailWhen one of your children, (student or biological) is hysterical because they’ve just had an accident or some sort of perceived trauma, what’s your first challenge? You need to understand what has happened, so you can soothe them. This of course is impossible if the child is blabbering…

Creating A Happier Classroom With Gratitude
Children | Education | Kindness | Mindfulness - Gratitude | Social and Emotional Learning

Creating a Happier Classroom With Gratitude

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailGratitude … goes beyond the “mine” and “thine” and claims the truth that all of life is a pure gift. In the past, I always thought of gratitude as a spontaneous response to the awareness of gifts received, but now I realize that gratitude can also be lived…

8 Reasons Why An Attitude Of Gratitude Improves Mental Health And Wellbeing
Mental Health | Mindfulness - Gratitude | Social and Emotional Learning

8 Reasons Why an Attitude of Gratitude Improves Mental Health and Wellbeing

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailThe older I get, the more I’m hearing people complain of a lack of joy and fulfillment in their lives. Personally, I think this is often caused by an imbalance in physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual needs. In other words, people are not allowing themselves the right amount…

Building Mindful, Resilient And Focused Learners
Children | Education | Mindfulness - Gratitude | Parenting

Building Mindful, Resilient and Focused Learners

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailAs a mother of three teenage daughters and an experienced elementary school teacher, I am deeply concerned about our kids and how resilient they are. Let me explain. Children today live in a world filled with technology — iPad interaction from birth, social media from pre-teens and access to…

Mindfulness Enhances Kindness & Wellbeing In Kids
Children | Mindfulness - Gratitude | Parenting

Mindfulness Enhances Kindness & Wellbeing in Kids

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailMindfulness is a meditative practice that involves learning to pay attention to the present moment with an attitude of openness and kindness.If there was a way to help kids pay more attention, exercise more generosity and kindness with their peers, perform better in school, and be more aware…