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Smiling Mind

Are you familiar with Smiling Mind?  They are a non-profit organisation who teach and advocate the benefits of mindfulness for children, adolescents and adults.  They run programs in schools and workplaces around Australia and internationally.  Smiling Mind also has a…

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How to Relax: Kids and Anxiety, Stress and Anger

Do you have a child who struggles with anxiety, stress or anger? It can be particularly difficult for some children (and some adults) to regulate their emotions. I thought I’d share some of the activities I’ve found useful in my…

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The Importance of Children’s Play

Hello! I’ve got another TED talk to share with you.  I love TED talks.  This one is from Dr Peter Gray, who studies children’s play. He makes a link between the decline in the amount of time children are allowed…

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