How "I" Statements Help With Positive Communication

The aim of the tool is simple, it is about the way you use certain language which instantly takes blame away from your child and allows you model calm emotional responses through talking about how you feel.

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A Letter To Axel: Why We're Here

I wrote this letter to my son on 8 February, 2017, before our journey from Seattle to London. I wanted to write down how I was feeling, as well as have something to look back on and remember. Our time here has been and is absolutely amazing and I'm so happy we did it! Who knows what the future holds, but in the meantime, I thought this would be a good time to post this.

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The Benefits of Adding a Positive Journal To Your Daily Routine

It doesn’t matter if you didn’t complete your tasks for the day, it’s more about reminding yourself what was good about your day, no matter how small a detail, and also what else you could have done to make that day better. The one thing that’s also great about this diary is that you fill in the date yourself, so even if you don’t pick it up for 2 months (or two years!) you can continue exactly where you left off.

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Mindful Parenting and Boundaries

This may seem like a crazy idea, giving a sense of power to your infant child, however there is method in the madness! This is a method by which your child will feel a sense of control and power in a situation which requires a choice, or discipline, but it remains in your control. This is because you are just giving the illusion of choice, when really both choices are ones you will have already picked and are happy with.

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Mindful Parenting and Positive Modeling

As a parent, if you want your child to develop a healthy sense of emotional resilience to all the various, mounting pressures there are on children each day, model mindful behaviour yourself. Your child will observe the way you deal with stress, anger, happiness, etc., all of which you have the ability to positively model.

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Mindfulness In Schools: What's the Big Deal?

This school’s ‘mindful moment room ’ has served to replace detentions, and by teaching the students that when they feel they can’t concentrate, or they are getting themselves riled up and into trouble, they can go and calm themselves down in a safe quiet space.  Someone is always there to support them and help them with techniques if necessary.

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Mindful Parenting and Positive Self-Concept

Positive thoughts and interactions with others are so easy to come by.  Make them your reality. As the more positive thoughts you have about yourself, the more you will build a positive self-concept, and reverse any prior negative self-concept and identity you may have believed about yourself.

'Positivity breeds positivity'

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