Making “mind jars” is a fun craft and a great way to teach children about how mindfulness practice helps them calm down and focus. This simple exercise is an easy way to integrate mindfulness into your child's life. Try this simple mindfulness exercise with your child.
When we set up our space to be a reflection of what makes us feel safe, joyful, and peaceful, it helps us access our authentic core self. Being connected to that core is vital for magic and manifesting what you want for yourself.
These simple practices can be done at home and can help you to identify moments of joy in your life. Our brains have what psychologists call a “negativity bias,” which means we pay more attention to negative events than positive ones. This serves an evolutionary purpose, because it means we’re attentive to danger, but sadly it also means we miss out on a lot of the small, ordinary joys. Below are some practices from Sarah Rudell Beach’s book And Breathe… that will help you pay more attention to the good (which is really good for you), and how to savor the fleeting moments of beauty that life offers us.
Although we can feel powerless in the face of poor sleep, there are some simple changes we can make to ensure that we are supporting rather than undermining our body’s internal sleep systems. We've turned to Anna Black's Sleep Wellfor top ten tips for a good night's shut-eye.