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The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More Compassionate

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The techniques of mindful awareness have helped millions of adults reduce stress in their lives. Now, childrenand#8212;who are under more pressure than ever beforeand#8212;can learn to protect themselves with these well-established methods adapted for their ages. Based on a program affiliated with UCLA, andlt;Iandgt;The Mindful Child andlt;/Iandgt;is a groundbreaking book, the first to show parents how to teach these transformative practices to their children.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Mindful awareness works by enabling you to pay closer attention to what is happening andlt;Iandgt;within andlt;/Iandgt;youand#8212;your thoughts, feelings, and emotionsand#8212;so you can better understand what is happening andlt;Iandgt;to andlt;/Iandgt;you. andlt;Iandgt;The Mindful Child andlt;/Iandgt;extends the vast benefits of mindfulness training to children from four to eighteen years old with age-appropriate exercises, songs, games, and fables that Susan Kaiser Greenland has developed over more than a decade of teaching mindful awareness to kids. These fun and friendly techniques build kidsand#8217; inner and outer awareness and attention, which positively affects their academic performance as well as their social and emotional skills, such as making friends, being compassionate and kind to others, and playing sports, while also providing tools to manage stress and to overcome specific challenges like insomnia, overeating, ADHD, hyper-perfectionism, anxiety, and chronic pain. When children take a few moments before responding to stressful situations, they allow their own healthy inner compasses to click in and guide them to become more thoughtful, resilient, and empathetic. The step-by-step process of mental training presented in andlt;Iandgt;The Mindful Child andlt;/Iandgt;provides tools from which all childrenand#8212;and all familiesand#8212;will benefit.

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The techniques of mindful awareness have helped millions of adults reduce stress in their lives. Now, childrenwho are under more pressure than ever beforecan learn to protect themselves with these well-established methods adapted for their ages. Based on a program affiliated with UCLA, The Mindful Child is a groundbreaking book, the first to show parents how to teach these transformative practices to their children.

Mindful awareness works by enabling you to pay closer attention to what is happening within youyour thoughts, feelings, and emotionsso you can better understand what is happening to you. The Mindful Child extends the vast benefits of mindfulness training to children from four to eighteen years old with age-appropriate exercises, songs, games, and fables that Susan Kaiser Greenland has developed over more than a decade of teaching mindful awareness to kids. These fun and friendly techniques build kids inner and outer awareness and attention, which positively affects their academic performance as well as their social and emotional skills, such as making friends, being compassionate and kind to others, and playing sports, while also providing tools to manage stress and to overcome specific challenges like insomnia, overeating, ADHD, hyper-perfectionism, anxiety, and chronic pain. When children take a few moments before responding to stressful situations, they allow their own healthy inner compasses to click in and guide them to become more thoughtful, resilient, and empathetic. The step-by-step process of mental training presented in The Mindful Child provides tools from which all childrenand all familieswill benefit.

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Susan Kaiser Greenlandandlt;/bandgt;, the founder of the acclaimed Inner Kids program affiliated with the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA, has become the nationally recognized leader in teaching mindful awareness to children and teens.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416583004
Author:
Greenland, Susan
Publisher:
Free Press
Author:
Greenland, Susan K.
Author:
Greenland, Susan Kaiser
Subject:
Parenting - General
Subject:
Stress Management
Subject:
Meditation
Subject:
Parenting
Subject:
Child rearing
Subject:
Parenting - Child Rearing
Subject:
Child Care and Parenting-General
Subject:
meditation for kids; how kids can deal with stress; mindful awareness for kids; buddhism for kids; stress reduction for kids; meditation for family; children and stress; ADD meditation; ADHD and meditation; ADD and meditation; UCLA Mindful Awareness Resea
Subject:
meditation for kids; how kids can deal with stress; mindful awareness for kids; buddhism for kids; stress reduction for kids; meditation for family; children and stress; ADD meditation; ADHD and meditation; ADD and meditation; UCLA Mindful Awareness Resea
Subject:
meditation for kids; how kids can deal with stress; mindful awareness for kids; buddhism for kids; stress reduction for kids; meditation for family; children and stress; ADD meditation; ADHD and meditation; ADD and meditation; UCLA Mindful Awareness Resea
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
index
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 7.665 oz

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"Synopsis" by , The techniques of mindful awareness have helped millions of adults reduce stress in their lives. Now, childrenwho are under more pressure than ever beforecan learn to protect themselves with these well-established methods adapted for their ages. Based on a program affiliated with UCLA, The Mindful Child is a groundbreaking book, the first to show parents how to teach these transformative practices to their children.

Mindful awareness works by enabling you to pay closer attention to what is happening within youyour thoughts, feelings, and emotionsso you can better understand what is happening to you. The Mindful Child extends the vast benefits of mindfulness training to children from four to eighteen years old with age-appropriate exercises, songs, games, and fables that Susan Kaiser Greenland has developed over more than a decade of teaching mindful awareness to kids. These fun and friendly techniques build kids inner and outer awareness and attention, which positively affects their academic performance as well as their social and emotional skills, such as making friends, being compassionate and kind to others, and playing sports, while also providing tools to manage stress and to overcome specific challenges like insomnia, overeating, ADHD, hyper-perfectionism, anxiety, and chronic pain. When children take a few moments before responding to stressful situations, they allow their own healthy inner compasses to click in and guide them to become more thoughtful, resilient, and empathetic. The step-by-step process of mental training presented in The Mindful Child provides tools from which all childrenand all familieswill benefit.

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