Tag Archives: Mindfulness

Mindfulness Improves Decision-Making, Attention in Children With Autism

[Source:  Medical X-Press] School-based mindfulness programs can improve decision-making skills and teach children with autism to focus attention and react less impulsively through breathing exercises that will allow them to reduce anxiety, according to Rutgers researchers. The study, published in … Continue reading

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Kid Care Corner: Video: 14 Easy Yoga Poses for Kids

[Source:  Great Wolf Lodge] Are you looking to introduce yoga to your kids, but unsure how?  At first glance, it might seem like kids and yoga aren’t the best combination. However, getting your kids started with yoga at an early … Continue reading

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OT Corner: Teaching Mindfulness to Children

[Source: Your Therapy Source] if you have not yet instituted regular rituals with your children that develop mindfulness, it’s time. The research from neuroscience, education, child development, and positive psychology all agree. Practices that cultivate self-awareness and the ability to self-care, … Continue reading

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How Making Time for Mindfulness Helps Students

[Source: Mind Shift] Not knowing the answer to a question when you’re called on in front of the entire class. Forgetting your homework. The kid behind you pulling your hair. School poses a lot of stressful moments, but how children (and … Continue reading

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PT Corner: All About Shapes Yoga for Kids

[Source: Pink Oatmeal] I love combining moving with learning and one fun way to do that is by doing shapes yoga for kids.  The yoga poses are your traditional yoga poses with a twist to make them easy for kids … Continue reading

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