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Meditation and Children, Part 5: Creative Visualization

So far in this blog series, we’ve reviewed the benefits of meditation for children, including progressive relaxation exercises which focus on the breath. Then we discussed seated meditation and “The Monkey Mind.” In today’s post, I’d like to introduce you and your child to the ... Read More

Meditation and Children, Part 4: Seated Meditation and The Monkey Mind

So far, we’ve reviewed the benefits of meditation for children, including progressive relaxation exercises focusing on the breath. Now, it’s time to move on to seated meditation. Older children may be ready to sit down, rather than lie down, while they meditate. Regular practitioners find ... Read More

Meditation and Children, Part 3: The Breath

As promised in my last post about meditation and children, here is the next step in preparing your child to meditate. Even young children can learn the basics of meditation. It is an excellent way to prepare your child to learn any subject. You will likely find that after a short session, your ... Read More

Meditation and Children, Part 2: The First Progressive Relaxation Exercise

As promised in my recent blog post discussing the benefits of introducing children to meditation, here is a progressive relaxation exercise to share with your child regardless of his age and stage of development. In fact, feel free to join in and reap the benefits yourself. This simple routine ... Read More

Is He Wrong for You?

How often have you heard that relationships take work? That it takes two to tango, and that each person should put the other one first? Yet, if your relationship becomes work, and you feel that if you let go of your mate’s hand, he’ll be gone, then you are the prime mover in your relationship… ... Read More