Rainbow Guided Meditation: Relaxation Walk-Through for Kids

Rainbow Guided Meditation: Relaxation Walk-Through for Kids

Relaxation is crucial, but we're not born knowing how to do it.

Babies have trouble self-soothing, and as parents we know that our new infant needs a lot of care in order to calm down. We don't expect them to just do it on their own.  Our anxious and angry toddlers, pre-schoolers, and elementary aged students need help when it comes to calming down as well. And so today, we have a walkthrough on how to use Rainbow Breathing to connect with our breath in our body, and to help us calm down.

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Top 3 Tips for Managing Anxiety

Top 3 Tips for Managing Anxiety

The more tips the better, right?

Mindfulness, yoga, and scheduling it in. Relaxation is great, but it's important to practice throughout the day. When you operate with anxiety, the baseline of your stress level is typically pretty high. You may have a small "window of tolerance," meaning stressors that seem small to others feel very big to you. So, let's look at my top three recommendations, which I share with all of my clients.

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Relaxation Tips for Kids, Teens, and College Students: Guided Meditation

Relaxation Tips for Kids, Teens, and College Students: Guided Meditation

For anxious kids, teens, and college students, it can be very difficult to fall asleep at night.

Not falling asleep means being exhausted the next morning. And guess what happens the next morning? You're too tired to adequately respond to all of the stressors during your day. It's a vicious cycle - and it's super, super common. 

One of the ways to relax is to build up a regular relaxation practice.

This means incorporating regular exercise and healthy eating ALONG with relaxation practice, including breathing exercises, muscle relaxation, and visualization.

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6 Weeks to Mindfulness: Week 1

6 Weeks to Mindfulness: Week 1

"Mindfulness" is probably a word you hear a lot, especially if you're looking for anxiety or anger management strategies. In this upcoming six week series, you'll find out the purpose or mindfulness, how to integrate it into your day-to-day life, and fundamental strategies for using it. This week, we're all about just finding a seat. 

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