Category Archives: Anxiety

Mandalas for Kids Part 2

Sand Mandalas are great to watch and  beautiful but very tricky to make! The benefits of doing a silent Mandala Meditation with children are huge; they love using the beautiful colours, they experience a silent meditative state without getting bored and … Continue reading

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Practical Mindfulness Activities for Teachers!

Did you know that mindful awareness is something that we can help children cultivate practically? Many people think that the only way to teach mindfulness to children is by sitting quietly, tuning in to your breathing. (That’s what I used … Continue reading

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Mental Health

It has been a great week for ‘Mental Health’ this week with the Government announcing 2.2 billon to be spent on Mental Health! Horray for the government recognising that wellbeing is one of the most important issues that we as … Continue reading

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The News: What to tell your kids?

With the media circus surrounding the recent terrorist issues “ Why is it good that someone died?” is a question that parents are struggling to answer. These thoughts (along with thoughts about the recent spate of natural disasters and the rest of the stuff that gets … Continue reading

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Affirmations

A large part of a teacher’s job is to ensure that the children in their care are comfortable and confident learners. One tool in any good teacher’s toolbox is using AFFIRMATIONS. Most teachers do this naturally- without even knowing that … Continue reading

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Mindfulness for “Stock Brokers”- Good Enough For Our Children Too!

Here is the link to a really good article on mindfulness, I found it on a site for stock traders (of all places). I think that the fact that I found it on a trading web site speaks volumes, traders … Continue reading

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Education Today Features Rainbow Crystal Connection!

EXCITING NEWS!! Bill Minnis from the education journal “Education Today” interviewed us last month about our “Calm Classrooms” meditation resources for schools. Here is the link to the article  http://www.minniscomms.com.au/educationtoday/articles.php?articleid=973

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How Meditation/Mindfulness can help Teachers in class.

How to calm your class, teach them focus and concentration, teach syllabus content all at the same time! Continue reading

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Meditation for Anxiety and Depression

We have all heard that “meditation  good for us,” but did you know that there is plenty of research out there backing this statement up? Research into the benefits of regular meditation has been around since the 70’s and is becoming popular again due … Continue reading

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Rainbow Sleep Tight

As teachers we hear constantly from parents (and students) that they -the kids, are havng trouble getting to sleep. Kids who have anxiety or are going through a period of stress seem to suffer with this and it can be … Continue reading

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