Mindfulness Meditation: A Simple Secret To Promote Confidence In Kids

When I reminisce on my childhood – I think: simple, fun, and carefree. Kids today have it more difficult.  I feel they are more stressed in daily life and school.  They try to find balance between juggling homework, after-school programs, friends, tablets, and watching TV.  What happens when kids don’t have tools to help them …

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What Star Wars Can Teach Children About Mindfulness

Watching the latest Star Wars movie with my kids this weekend, I realized that Luke has the makings for a badass Buddhist. And training to be a Jedi is pretty much a practice  in mindfulness. These references were always there with Yoda, but now that Luke Skywalker has honed his skills from within it has …

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Using Elf on the Shelf to Build a Growth Mindset

Most people will probably agree that December is a magical time of the year.  It is full of family, fun and heart-warming traditions. Unfortunately, in my house, it is also the time of year when my kids start making long lists of things they want (so much for being thankful for what we have).  Furthermore, …

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