Jul 24, 2020
You're going to love this episode about Negative Thoughts and Sticky Brains with Nicole Libin, PhD.
Dr. Nicole Libin is a certified mindfulness educator, adjunct professor, and author. Her children’s book Sticky Brains, a mindfulness and brain science picture book for children (edited by Raffi!) is available now. Her other two books, Mindful Parenting in a Chaotic World and 5-Minute Mindfulness Meditations for Teens are both published by Rockridge Press and available on Amazon.
*You get to choose again in the very next moment.
*Kids regulate their nervous system by using their parents' nervous system.
*Try out what Nicole does with her daughter--a moment of emergency coolness.
*Mindfulness is a walk with a little kid when you pause and notice and enjoy the ants.
Go for a walk and move your body.
Place your hand on your belly and the other hand on your heart, this is a self-soothing posture. Let yourself be hugged.
Forest Walks-- explore where you live.
Gratitude Jars-- add slips of paper with what made you happy today.
Draw the Weather on your child's arm