Creating opportunity for a wider perspective helps us recognize when there is more than one option, choice or way of perceiving any given situation.
5 Ways To Cultivate Joy Everyday
Joy is one of those feelings that often comes upon us unplanned, but we have the capacity to seek out, create and cultivate joy intentionally as well.
Mindful Activities to Grow Your Gratitude Practice
Gratitude means appreciating what we have instead of worrying about what we don’t have. It may sound simple, but cultivating gratitude takes intention and practice. Here are a few of our favorites ways you and your family can grow your gratitude practice together.
Notice the Good Jar Celebrates Family Kindness
When we notice the good, we’re actively choosing a positive mindset. This is a simple way to grow gratitude — but it takes practice. Start a Notice the Good Jar to regularly notice and celebrate acts of kindness in your family.
Notice the Good: Dressing Paper Cut Outs in Nature
While free play outdoors is always a good option for kids, making outdoor time mindful offers additional benefits, like easing anxiety and boosting feelings of calm. This simple Clothing Cut Out project is an engaging activity to do with kids that combines art and the outdoors while helping them tap into mindfulness through their sense of sight.
Notice & Soak Up the Good In Your Garden
As we move through another week of quarantine in an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus, I’m definitely feeling the effects of being house-bound and out of physical contact with my extended family and friends. While I’m coming to accept this new normal, I’m also experiencing a pretty consistent level of anxiety (anyone else having a hard time sleeping?).
Noticing Simple Acts of Kindness Brings Positivity
Kindness is something that happens more often than we realize or notice. It's just that most of the time when it happens, they are small acts- simple and spontaneous gestures. While these...
Show Appreation With a Family Gratitude Sharing Circle
Try this Family Gratitude Sharing Circle activity to encourage your family to express their thanks for one another.