Posts tagged #Mindfulness

Here’s Why Trees Make Us Happy

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If you're looking for a quick and easy way to de-stress, try spending more time in nature surrounded by trees. It can be very therapeutic. 

Trees Improve Your Health

It’s about time to add trees to your gratitude list. 

Not only do they release oxygen, but they also have the power to improve your health. 

Studies show that spending time in forests can improve our immune system and heart health.

An apple (and a tree) a day keeps the doctor away. 

Trees Make Us More Generous and Trusting

Think this sounds too good to be true? Well, just listen to this experiment.

One group of university students were instructed to look at a building for one minute.

While the other group of students were asked to look at a group of eucalyptus trees for one minute.

The group who studied the trees felt awe and a sense of wonder. 

I think we can all agree, that was a minute well spent. 

No Act Is Too Small

Being around trees isn't an all or nothing activity.

So, camping or hiking may not be for you - and that’s okay!

Visit the park over lunch. Look out the window throughout the day. Plant a tree in your yard. 

Thank you trees! Learn More

Posted on July 1, 2019 .

The Secrets to Successfully Developing Your Child's Confidence

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As a parent, of course, you want your kids to be confident.

The thing is, getting started can be a little tricky. There's no set in stone rule book. However, there are quite a few techniques that can work wonders on your child's self-esteem and confidence. 

Help Them Say Goodbye to Self Judgment

Sometimes once a negative thought enters our mind, we just can’t seem to part ways with it. 

Sound familiar? No need to worry. 

This is where mindfulness comes into the picture. 

Mindfulness is all about focusing on the present moment. 

Think your child is too young to practice mindfulness? 

Think again... 

Studies show that preschool aged children who practice mindfulness have decreased stress levels. 

Compassion

Did you know kids as young as 3 years old can feel compassion?

Yup, it's true.

The world is their classroom. 

Your kids look up to you. Your everyday words and actions impact them more than you may think. One of the best ways to teach them compassion it to show it to them regularly. 

It’s officially time to say goodbye to the question “Am I good enough?” Learn More


Posted on July 1, 2019 .