Meditation for Anxious Children: Helping Kids Begin Meditating

  By Janis D. Gioia, MAEd. Meditation calms and comforts anxious children, teens and adults. In the mindfulness movement that makes headlines almost daily, practices like meditation and yoga have scientifically validated benefits. Some benefits of meditation can be measured: Lower blood pressure Reduced…

May 5, 2019

The Worry Box: A Picture Book for Comforting Anxious Children

Image Courtesy of Tiger Tales Books.   Comforting Anxious Children’s Soothing Story #5 By Janis D. Gioia, MAEd. Anxious kids worry.  Usually quite a bit and often before bed, which makes bedtime, worry time. They have little worries, big worries, and in-between worries. For…

February 19, 2019

Books to Comfort Anxious Children: The Invisible String

Comforting Anxious Children’s Soothing Story Selection # 4 By Janis Gioia, MAEd. Separation anxiety and grief leave children feeling the loss of peace and comfort. The Invisible String, by Patrice Karst, helps children and adults ease the pain of separation anxiety and grief.  With…

February 11, 2019