Teens learn effective, easy-to-use self-care skills to take control of their fitness and diet while developing healthy self-esteem to become healthy kids overall. Whether they are underweight, overweight, or just the right weight, this book shows kids how to take a positive, holistic approach to their health and wellness.
With two highly professional, well-renowned contributors in the medical, psychology and children/youth fields, the co-authors of Be Fit, Be Strong, Be You provides kid-friendly tools healthy kids need: knowledge about exercise and nutrition for kids and self-care skills they can use to stay positive and focused.
Specific tips on eating, exercise, and self-esteem include planning meals and healthy on-the-go snacks, food journaling, building exercise into the day, and using affirmations. These are accompanied by self-care skills such as belly breathing, positive imagery, aromatherapy, acupressure, and yoga. Kids learn how their body, mind, and spirit are connected and work together to make a whole, healthy self. You can count on finding sound, accessible kids' health ideas, activities, and self-care skills. Kids:
No matter how healthy kids are now, they can do more to help themselves and be in charge of their health and wellness
This book is based on a story told by Mona Green, of the Jaru people, to Aboriginal children living in Halls Creek, Western Australia. The illustrations are adapted from the children's original paintings of the story. Mona Green said, 'When my husband was a stockman, we used to go out to Nongra Lake to see if the cattle had enough water. I had heard the story about this giant lake, and I think that from the air it would look like a tree with roots stretching... More info
*Publish Date*: 1st April 2014 Social stories are a wonderful way for children to explore learning and mindfulness. Children love to tell stories, role-play stories and teach others what they learn from stories. Research supports that mindful meditation calms the brain, inspires creativity and enhances cognitive and social-emotional skills. The reflections in The Magic Box incorporate simple relaxation exercises and visualizations designed to improve children’s self-esteem and confidence and reduce stress and anxiety. Practiced regularly, these exercises can have a profound effect on children’s mental, emotional and physical wellbeing *Author Bio:* *Marneta Viegas* is founder... More info
In My Heart explores emotions--happiness, sadness, bravery, anger, shyness and more. Unlike other feelings books that tend to oversimplify, In My Heart lyrically explains what an emotion feels like, physically, inside. *For example:* "When I get really angry, my heart feels like it's going to explode! Don't come near me! My heart is yelling, hot and loud. This is when my heart is mad." “Sometimes my heart feels like a big yellow star, shiny and bright. I smile from ear to ear and twirl around so fast, I feel as if... More info