Inner peace is critical to the mental health of our children. Read my latest mindful tips in my latest article featured in Elephant Journal, “Mindful Tips That Teach Kids to Turn Off and Tune In to Their Inner Wisdom” You’ll learn ways to help kids and teens center themselves to discover the joy and wisdom within and as a result become less reactive to the world around them.
“Manipulative messaging is taking an enormous toll on kids and teens as evidenced by the rise in mental illness and suicide. Instead of listening to their intuition for guidance, many young people allow pop culture to influence their opinions, and the “likes” of others determine their self-worth. As a result, it doesn’t take much to turn their world upside down. A mean comment from a classmate or lack of engagement on their latest social media post can send them into a downward spiral.
The good news? As a parent or caregiver, you can teach your kids that their happiness is not dependent on outside forces. Instead, they can learn center themselves and discover the joy and wisdom within. The first step is to turn off all the messaging. It’s as easy as the click of a button. Then, along with your child, develop and model the following practices so you too can benefit from re-discovering inner peace:” Read more…
Please click, like and share it. Let’s all work together to encourage mindfulness in kids and help them learn how to be the change!
Elephant Journal is your guide to what we like to call the mindful life: yoga, organics, sustainability, genuine spirituality, conscious consumerism, fair fashion, the contemplative arts…anything that helps us to live a good life that also happens to be good for others, and our planet.