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Conquering Feelings of Being Left Out ~ Kratu The Therapy Dog On Building Resilience In Children and Teens

Being in fresh air and outside in Nature is wonderful! What physical things do you like to do? Kratu likes to do special training, especially scent work where he has to find a hidden special scent, then he gets a reward. What things do you like to do to stimulate your brain?

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Mindfulness Activity: "Teddy Bear Belly Breathing" Helps Children Focus and Relax

“It was magnificent in its simplicity and in its effectiveness in getting the little kids to focus on their breathing. It calmed them down and put them into a relaxed state in no time."

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On a Mission to Bring Peace and Joy To Kids: Meet Therapy Dog Sammy with Lausanne Collegiate School in Memphis

My mission is to help bring joy and peace to the kids at Lausanne and anywhere else that I can. Everyone has so much going on in their lives (no matter what age) and I try to help people remember to take a moment and enjoy what is around them.

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Brain Architecture and Parental Rewiring

Our kids’ earliest experiences play an essential part in the construction of their brain architecture. It is at this stage that the foundation for lifelong physical and mental health is laid down. But what about the architecture of the parents’ brains? Can we still make structural changes or do some rewiring for our own wellbeing?

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Teaching Kids To Appreciate ~ Don't Just Be Sad It's Over!

Being thankful is something that we want to instill in children from such an early age, always telling them to ‘say thank you’, even before they learn the meaning of the word they may say it, purely because it is expected of them. Is it more that we need to explain why we ask children to be thankful so they can truly learn the meaning of appreciation and gratitude?

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Brain Building, Yoga and Mindfulness: Expanded Work with Family Support, Hammersmith & Fulham

We are thrilled to announce an expanded partnership with Family Support Hammersmith & Fulham, to bring a series of mindfulness sessions and bespoke family yoga classes to staff and families that will include brain-building activities. Family Support, backed by the H&F Council, has an incredible mission, which is to help families in Hammersmith & Fulham thrive.

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"I'm really struggling today." ~ "You can go into child's pose."

I didn’t know it walking into hot yoga at Lumi Power Yoga Hammersmith yesterday, but I desperately needed the lesson teacher Katie and her assistant Christina taught me. It was one of the most intense classes I have been to in my many years of practicing yoga, but also one of the most meaningful. (In all honesty, most all classes are meaningful to me, but this one had that extra special punch to it.) The theme seemed to be about letting go…. “Let go of your morning. Let go of your week. Let go,” were the words Katie used to guide us in the beginning.

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NSPCC’s Look, Say, Sing, Play Comes to Family Support, Fulham Central Children's Centre

It was an honour to be invited to the announcement of the NSPCC’s Look, Say, Sing, Play campaign at the Fulham Central Children’s Centre, the first London Authority to launch the campaign. The event was attended by Leader of H&F Council, Stephen Cowan, and CEO of the NSPCC, Peter Wanless, Family Support Managing Director Peter Watt and stakeholders in Hammersmith and Fulham children's wellbeing.

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The London Mindful Living Show: An Amazing Community To Help With Integrating Mindfulness Into Your Life

We want to share some of the amazing creators, products and companies we came across at the Mindful Living Show, as it can be so helpful to have products and organisations in your life that can help with sleep, relaxation, meditation, yoga, anxiety and stress. There were many great exhibitors and groups, but here are a few of our favourites.

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Help Us Bring More Om:Pop Mindfulness Pop-Ups To London Families!

At HERE, our goal is to create happy, healthy households worldwide through mindful practice. From stress to mental health issues, families are in critical need of wellbeing support and resources are lacking. One way in which we aim to introduce mindfulness to families is through our Om:Pop… We would love to have your support to bring more Om:Pops to London!

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Om:Pop Family Yoga + Brunch @ Kindred, Hammersmith 

We are so excited to invite you to Om:Pop Family Yoga + Brunch this March! The event will be held in the most beautiful space at Kindred in Hammersmith, London during their opening weekend on the 3rd March and we would love for London families to join us!

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A Family Gratitude Ritual

Recently, we’ve been hearing a lot from other parents on “comparison,” and how it can be so easy to fall into the trap of comparing your life to others. We want to help offer advice for breaking this cycle of thought and shift your brain to kinder, more positive ways of thinking. Thank you Karin for sharing your thoughts with all of us, and we hope you enjoy!

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Axel Recommends: Ommie and the Magical Garden

“Hello, is this your magical garden?” The story and the pictures are just adorable as you follow Ommie on her adventure encountering animals in the magical garden, and made it a lot of fun for Axel to do the poses along with the pages. He really loves cats, so got a big tickle out of seeing Cat Pose.

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Fun Stocking Stuffers and Christmas Gifts With A Mindful Twist

There are so many amazing products out there to help you and your family integrate yoga and mindfulness into your household routine, so we thought we’d put a collection together for you to consider! There’s no doubt you’ll have your little yogis learning the power of breath to relax and the joy of a Tree Pose for focus in no time! Not to mention, all of these gift ideas provide ideas for activities that are great for quality time and family bonding too. Enjoy! xo

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Joy, Laughter, Relaxation and Sparks of Creativity: Results You May See From Mindful Little Yogis

Mindful Little Yogis is truly for everyone. The tips and guidance even work great for every day parenting situations such as calming down time before bed, times for when you want your child to “Please listen” and many other situations including for when you just want to bond and need fun activities to do!

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‘Rest Your Mind Time’- Mindfulness At Age 4

A 4 Year Olds Mindfulness routine in Nursery- what you can learn from it and how to bring it into your own home.

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3 Benefits of Mindfulness, Part I

Benefits of mindfulness include positive body image, learning how to have fun and learning how to be present.

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HERE Presents Your Mindful Family Toolbox

Researchers, governments and individuals are increasingly reporting the benefits of engaging in mindful activities, such as yoga, with your child and family. These benefits can include: 1. Learning to be present and still together- the importance of taking a moment to relax. 2. Promoting exercise, positive body image and self-concept.

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