"Ah, the holidays. All glitz and tinsel, cookies and cheer! Right? Well, yes, there is so much beauty in this time of year, especially in its simplest meaning. And yet, it seems the expectations keep rising higher and higher to an intoxicating level. It can be overwhelming to anyone, especially those in recovery, those facing a loss or a trauma, and those that are simply sensitive to the things that come with this time. Included are ten recipes of all kinds to help nourish your mind, body and soul this holiday season (and beyond)."
A happiness vision book is an excellent tool for kids (and grown-ups) to remember what brings a smile to their face. It helps in times of stress and worry to remember that there is always good somewhere.
The meditation jar is meant to serve as a tool for coping as well as self-empowerment for kids. The idea is to give some time in between the provoking event, the feelings and the reaction, empowering our little ones to regulate their emotional response. This awareness of control is especially important for children, because often there is very little in their world that they can control.