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The Silly Walk: A Mindfulness Practice for Youth and Teens

Use this exercise with your youth to help them regulate their silliness in a constructive and appropriate way.

Christopher Willard, Psy.D. • 9/16/2018 • No Comments

Kids don't have an on/off switch... especially those with executive function difficulties, who struggle to regulate their attention, emotions and behaviors.

Watch Dr. Christopher Willard demonstrate a fun mindfulness practice that will help kids identify and activate their different zones of regulation.

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Look on the Bright Side

FREE Optimism Worksheet

Jonah Paquette, Psy.D. • 8/29/2018 • No Comments

Cultivating optimism impacts our brain. To better regulate our emotions and decrease our anxiety, download a FREE Optimism Worksheet from the Happiness Toolbox.

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Everyday Mindfulness

FREE Mindfulness Worksheet

Jonah Paquette, Psy.D. • 8/18/2018 • No Comments

Regions of our brain pertaining to memory, learning, and emotion regulation have all been linked to the practice of mindfulness. Practice Mindfulness with your clients using this FREE Everyday Mindfulness Worksheet for the Happiness Toolbox.

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Coloring Book Day

5 Coloring Books for Adults and Children

Bust out your crayons and colored pencils in celebration of National Coloring Book Day!

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Calm Your Mind

FREE Video & Infographic

Christopher Willard, Psy.D. • 7/19/2018 • 1 Comment

When your clients are agitated or distracted, use this simple CALM whole-body method to help them regulate their mind and body, so they can focus on the work necessary for healing.

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Race to Right Here Right Now

Mindfulness as a key to lasting happiness

Gina Biegel, MA, LMFT • 5/18/2018 • 11 Comments

Practice mindfulness — download three favorite (and FREE) mindfulness techniques developed especially for teens.

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Calm & Alert

Yoga and mindfulness practices to teach self-regulation and social skills to children.

Helene McGlauflin, MEd, LCPC, KYT • 4/13/2018 • 1 Comment

Calm and Alert is an innovative approach to teaching self-regulation and social skills to children by utilizing their bodies, minds, and breath through yoga and mindfulness practices. Get started with three basic practices available for FREE here.

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Free Yourself from Feeling Boxed in By Anger

Free strategy from the Letting Go of Anger Card Deck

Jeffrey Bernstein, Ph.D. • 3/27/2018 • 1 Comment

The following, easy to visualize, empowering metaphor can quickly help clients free themselves from feeling trapped in by anger.

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Self-Regulation and Mindfulness

Simple techniques for teaching all ages

Varleisha Gibbs, Ph.D., OTD, OTR/L • 1/16/2018 • 1 Comment

Looking for an easy way to teach young clients about self-regulation and mindfulness? Try this simple, short story from my new book, “Self-Regulation and Mindfulness: Over 82 Exercises & Worksheets for Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, & Autism Spectrum Disorder.”

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The Energetic Exhale

The incredibly simple and powerful mindfulness practice that only takes a second...

Terry Fralich, LCPC • 11/30/2017 • 1 Comment

We all experience times of anxiety, stress, frustration, anger and impatience. But getting stuck in these states can take a tremendous toll on our bodies, impair our thinking, and make it difficult to speak or act effectively.That's why I teach my clients this powerfully effective mindfulness practice that can calm our nervous system in seconds...

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