Eight ways to raise a mindful child Check out this great blog post on raising a mindful child, with eight terrific tips. Children are exemplars of the art of being. Wherever they are, they are completely immersed: in mud, in make believe, in laughter, in tears or in spaghetti sauce up to their eyeballs. Without a bit of self-consciousness, they lose themselves in what they are; they literally throw themselves away. This is the kind of losing in which mindfulness is found.Without making a big deal about it, parents can gently encourage everyday actions that nourish and grow attention, empathy and self-care. — http://www.karenmaezenmiller.com/8-ways-to-raise-a-mindful-child/ Posted on October 3, 2013 by Ryan Scott and tagged mindfulness children.