Calm Kids: Help Children Relax with Mindful Activities

Calm Kids: Help Children Relax with Mindful Activities

by Lorraine E. Murray


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780863158629
Publisher: Floris Books
Publication date: 03/15/2012
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,256,114
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x (d)

About the Author

Lorraine E. Murray is Managing Director of holistic health company Feel Good Therapies. Since 2003 she has taught meditation and relaxation methods to all ages and levels, and has worked with Maggie's centres for cancer, numerous primary and secondary schools, commercial corporations and individual families. Her passion is to help children strengthen their self-esteem through meditation and mindfulness, and to empower adults to help them.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9
1. What is Meditation? 13
2. Understanding Stress 17
3. The Benefits of Meditation for Children 22
4. Creating a Relaxing Environment 29
5. Energy and Meditation 35
6. Starting and Finishing Meditations 42
7. Different Types of Meditation 53
8. Writing and Developing Your Script 68
9. Top Tips for Teaching Meditation 81
10. Working with Different Age Groups 94
11. Meditation with Babies 98
12. Meditation for Toddlers 102
13. Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity
Disorder (ADHD) 108
14. Children on the Autistic Spectrum 126
15. Calming Methods for You 140
16. Beyond Meditation Methods and Tools 143
Resources 148
Acknowledgements 153

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