Mindfulness for Kids in 10 Minutes a Day: Simple Exercises to Feel Calm, Focused, and Happy (Paperback)

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Feel calm, happy, and focused with 10-minute exercises for kids ages 8 to 12

Just like baseball, dancing, and math, mindfulness is a skill that kids can build with practice. Mindfulness for Kids in 10 Minutes a Day is full of simple meditations, breathing exercises, and more to help kids make mindfulness a habit. With just a few minutes of practice each day, kids will discover how mindfulness can boost their mood, improve their focus, and empower them to let go of their worries—so they can thrive no matter what life throws their way!

This standout among mindfulness books for kids encourages them to:
  • Be mindful all day—Help kids start their mornings right, check in with themselves throughout the day, and reflect on their thoughts and feelings before bedtime with mindfulness exercises organized by the time of day.
  • Explore 4 key themes—Kids will practice every area of mindfulness with activities built around its main themes: calming, focusing, reconnecting, and responding to negativity.
  • Dive deeper—Bonus exercises included with each activity allow kids to expand their mindfulness practice, from writing a reflective journal entry to breathing mindfully while they're going about their day.

Inspire kids to make mindfulness part of their daily routine with the simple, 10-minute exercises in this book about mindfulness for children.

About the Author

MAURA BRADLEY is a certified yoga teacher and mindfulness instructor, as well as the owner and founder of Bee You Yoga, LLC. She has been teaching kids yoga and mindfulness for more than 15 years, and has trained more than 150 adults to teach yoga and mindfulness to kids nationwide. Maura currently lives at the Jersey Shore with her husband, Derek, their three kids, Emma, Will, and Maeve, and their dog, Jake.

Praise For…

"Maura does an outstanding job bringing mindfulness into your everyday life, in easy-to-follow practices. As an SEL specialist and teacher trainer, this book is a wonderful addition to my library as it can be used to expand the Social Emotional Learning competencies of children or students in developmentally appropriate ways. Different practices engage any of the 5 core competencies of Self-Awareness, Self-Management, Social Awareness, Responsible Decision-Making, and Relationship Skills. A must-have for your library at home or school!" —Kathryn Kret, SEL specialist, RCYT and mindfulness educator

"Maura created this inspiring book of easily accessible and creative mindfulness practices for children with thousands of her students in mind. This is the perfect complement to any teacher's classroom, and for families around the world, who want to bring more mindfulness into their everyday lives in just 10 minutes a day." —Kimberly Fujitaki, founder of Little Heroes Yoga: Kids' Yoga for the Courageous

"I don't know of anyone who couldn't benefit from mindful exercises. Maura once again continues to share her knowledge and love of mindfulness. For that I'm grateful." —Jenn Vinges, founder and creator of Oxijen, conditioning the mind and body for life (www.Oxijen.life)

Product Details
ISBN: 9781638074663
ISBN-10: 1638074666
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: October 26th, 2021
Pages: 116
Language: English