With so much going on in their lives, children need to find time to simply unwind, put their feet up, and have some all important 'me-time'. We take a look at the educational and psychological benefits of encouraging children to relax.
There are many techniques children can use to reduce their stress and relax. Depending on the child, some may work better than others. Try teaching your child one or two of the following techniques to begin, and then gradually add in more as he or...
These exercises help your children learn how to relax when they're feeling stressed and help them get rid of those butterflies-in-the-stomach kinds of feelings.
Several studies show that listening to soothing nature sounds and relaxing music increases the levels of serotonin and other positive hormones in the bloodstream. Regularly listening to relaxing music can help children disconnect from everyday stress
When you learn that your breath is linked to your state, you have it in your power to keep a steady head whenever you need. ‘Take a deep breath’ is wonderful and simple wisdom that children can put to use.
Calm breathing is a technique that teaches your child to slow down his or her breathing when feeling stressed or anxious.
Belly breathing can help you relax and make your body stop feeling squeezed. Belly breathing can help you feel better. Try it!
There is an increasing interest in teaching children mediation and mindfulness methods to help them relax, de-stress and learn how to connect to their own inner source of calm.
The most excellent way to keep your little one healthy and hearty is yoga. Yoga helps to improve concentration, boost confidence and reduce the level of stress in children. So, here are 30 amazing fun yoga poses for your kids.
Try this series of simple stretches for children. They may be naturally flexible, but children still benefit from stretching.