Research shows when we consciously send compassion and warmth to others through loving-kindness meditation, we feel more connected to people we love, friends, family, neighbors and even strangers! Feeling connected builds our capacity for kindness and compassion, decreases our bias towards others and increases our own well-being. Try one of our loving- kindness practices and notice what happens.
Yesterday morning I felt it – a shift in the air, a brightness to the sun’s light hitting the earth. A sign the world is changing, if only from one season to the next.
This mindful tea practice engages the senses to help us anchor in the moment. Using our senses is a simple way slow down, notice and be present.
Winter is here. As our human bodies adjust to colder temperatures and shorter days, we feel the effects: we crave more food, we have less energy, we need more sleep. It’s important to pay attention to our bodies and what we need as we move into this new season.
Whenever kids are feeling frustrated, angry or anxious, squeezing a stress ball can help them notice difficult emotions and release them.
Our 5 Senses Peace Book is a wonderful way to teach children how to cultivate peace for themselves. Mindfulness activities combined with art and a short breath practice plus positive affirmation will engage kids of all ages.
Is your family struggling to find good quality sleep lately? As our nervous systems navigate more screen time, uncertainty, and collective discomfort, restful sleep can be quite fleeting. Our Wiggles Body Scan for kids can help.
In the past, we've shared how a simple foot massage can be deeply relaxing for littles. Recently we've found breath practice and guided meditation also help with a restful night's...