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  • Anh's Anger

    Anh's Anger

    by Gail Silver

    This wonderful and engaging story gives children and caregivers a concrete practice for dealing with anger and other difficult emotions. In Anh’s Anger, five-year-old Anh becomes enraged when his grandfather asks him to stop playing and come to the dinner table. The grandfather helps Anh fully experience all stages of anger by suggesting that he go to his room and, “sit with his anger.” The story unfolds when Anh discovers what it means to sit with his anger. He comes to know his anger in the first person...

  • Big Sky Mind

    Big Sky Mind

    by Whitney Stewart

    You know when you’re having a really bad day and nothing seems to go right? You feel scared, sad and mad all at the same time, and you don’t know what to do. This little book about mindfulness can help you. It will teach you how to mediate and grow your heart. It will help you create space around your feelings, accept yourself as you are and discover your inner wisdom. With nine simple mindfulness exercises, you can learn how to soften your emotions, grow your heart, feel...

  • Buddha at Bedtime: tales of love and wisdom for you to read with your child to enchant, enlighten, and inspire

    Buddha at Bedtime: tales of love and wisdom for you to read with your child to enchant, enlighten, and inspire

    by Dharmachari Nagaraja

    Beautifully illustrated, charming and fun, this is an delightful collection of 20 bedtime stories guaranteed to entertain and encourage your kids Growing up in the modern world, our children have to cope with an ever-increasing amount of stress, which can have a negative impact on their development. The ancient wisdom of Buddhism, with its emphasis on peace, mindfulness and compassion, is the ideal basis for helping any child to face these challenges with inner confidence and calm. Building on the age-old art of storytelling, this beautiful book re-tells 20 ancient...

  • Charlotte and the Quiet Place

    Charlotte and the Quiet Place

    by Deborah Sosin

    Charlotte likes quiet. But wherever Charlotte goes, she is surrounded by noise, noise, noise — her yipping dog, Otto; the squeaky creaky swings; the warbling, wailing sirens. Even in the library, children yammer and yell. Where can Charlotte find a quiet place? Sara Woolley’s magnificent watercolors bring Charlotte’s city to life when Otto leads her on a wild chase through the park. There, Charlotte discovers a quiet place where she never would have imagined! Sometimes children need a break from our noisy, overstimulating world. Charlotte and the Quiet Place...

  • Each Breath A Smile

    Each Breath A Smile

    by Thich Nhat Hanh

    This book will delight children with its colourful illustrations, while serving as a valuable resource for parents and teachers. Each Breath a Smile introduces young children to the beauty and transformative power of breathing: breathing to calm and collect, breathing to connect to friends and relatives, breathing to bring the beauty of the world into focus. Written by Sister Susan (Thuc Nghiem) and based on the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh, this book has twenty-eight full-page color illustrations by Nguyen Thi Hop and Nguyen Dong. Ages 3-6 *Author Bio:* *Thich Nhat Hanh* is...

  • Frog's Breathtaking Speech: How Children (and Frogs) Can Use Yoga Breathing to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension

    Frog's Breathtaking Speech: How Children (and Frogs) Can Use Yoga Breathing to Deal with Anxiety, Anger and Tension

    by Michael Chissick

    Frog is very worried as he has an important speech to make at his school assembly. The speech is about breathing and he doesn't know a thing about it! He asks his friends for help and they teach him all about the lion breath, the crocodile breath, the humming bee breath and the woodchopper breath. Can any of these breathing techniques calm his nerves before the big speech? This charming illustrated picture book teaches children four yoga breathing techniques in a fun and interactive way. The story successfully increases...

  • Handful of Quiet. Happiness in four pebbles

    Handful of Quiet. Happiness in four pebbles

    by Thich Nhat Hanh

    A Handful of Quiet presents one of the best known and most innovative meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh as part of the Plum Village community’s practice with children. Pebble meditation is a playful and fun activity that parents and educators can do with their children to introduce them to meditation. It is designed to involve children in a hands-on and creative way that touches on their interconnection with nature. Practicing pebble meditation can help relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude, and can help children deal with difficult emotions. A...

  • Hey Awesome

    Hey Awesome

    by Karen Young

    If kids with anxiety could see their strengths, they would feel so much bigger than their anxiety. They would feel bigger than everything - as though a tiny, tip-toed stretch could have them touching the top of the world from where they are. This book is a reminder for all kids that everything they need to be brave, strong and brilliant is already in them. *Contents:* “There’s something special about this book….. This book will take you on an adventure to discover the many awesome things about you. Like all...

  • Hey Warrior

    Hey Warrior

    by Karen Young

    Kids can do amazing things with the right information. Understanding why anxiety feels the way it does and where the physical symptoms come from is a powerful step in turning anxiety around. Anxiety explained, kids empowered. * Author Bio:* *Karen Young* began her career as a psychologist before she founded heysigmund.com, the website that brings the science of psychology to the art of being human. She has an honours degree in psychology and a masters in Gestalt therapy. She lives in Australia with her husband and two children, and has two adult...

  • I Am Yoga

    I Am Yoga

    by Susan Verde

    An eagle soaring among the clouds or a star twinkling in the night sky . . . a camel in the desert or a boat sailing across the sea—yoga has the power of transformation. Not only does it strengthen bodies and calm minds, but with a little imagination, it can show us that anything is possible. New York Times bestselling illustrator Peter H. Reynolds and author and certified yoga instructor Susan Verde team up again in this book about creativity and the power of self-expression. I Am Yoga encourages...

  • Imagine a Rainbow: A Child's Guide for Soothing Pain

    Imagine a Rainbow: A Child's Guide for Soothing Pain

    by Brenda Miles

    When a child is in pain, imagining scenes that are soothing or uplifting may help reduce the discomfort. Imagine a Rainbow is a beautiful tool for introducing children to the idea of using their imaginations to cope with pain, whether by itself or as part of a more comprehensive pain management plan. The book also includes an extensive Note to Parents that explains the techniques of imagery and deep breathing, and how to help children use them. *Brenda S. Miles*, PhD, is a clinical paediatric neuropsychologist who lives in Toronto,...

  • Indigo Dreaming - A Magical Bedtime Story

    Indigo Dreaming - A Magical Bedtime Story

    by Amy Hamilton

    In *A Magical Bedtime Story*, the Rainbow Pixie has been developed to help teach children how to relax and meditate and features in our children’s introductory relaxation and meditation range called Indigo Dreaming. Indigo teaches children to become aware of their body and to use deep breaths, visualisation and affirmations to consciously relax each body part. Most children will find it most comfortable and will find it most effective to stay on their back for the whole routine.  In this book, Indigo turns from lying on his back to...

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