During our Emanant Wellness, workshop Start on Purpose, we encourage attendees to “explore purpose.” It struck me that most of the exploration is hindsight. We are chiefly uncovering clues (or “data,” as I dorkily like to say), from out past, and then adding context and insight to see where “how
Welcome to our ever growing section of resources regarding Wellness for Kids. By teaching the children in our lives to understand all aspects of their wellness, and to make being well a priority, we are setting them up for better success in everything they do. Connecting with values and purpose have both been shown to give incredible health benefits and outcomes. Thus, and intro to Spiritual Wellness (connection to a sense of meaning, values and purpose) gives inherent motivation to also prioritize the other aspect of wellness in one’s life: physical, social, intellectual, emotional, and occupational. In the age when “health care” equates to “sick care,” we are seeing a surge in the wellness industry market (nonprofit and for profit). Please explore our latest posts involving Wellness for Kids below to add some fun stuff to your wellness bag of tricks!
Here’s a toddler fave: Nygel’s Walk!
I saw this video a while back and thought it was amazing. It shows an experiment which covers the gratitude and happiness connection. I have been a dabbler in perusing research on the science of happiness, and focusing on gratitude and having our kids learn and adopt an attitude of gratitude is
Set a goal to join kids all over the world in making a positive difference. From working one-on-one to improve the quality of a neighbor’s life to joining other kids in a larger help network, you can make a difference in effecting change. Making a Difference at Home You’ll find
Learn to Become a Better Communicator with the Communication Model Communication models conceptualize the way in which people send, receive, process and respond to information. Claude Elwood Shannon and Warren Weaver developed one of the first widely accepted communication models in 1949 for the telephone company Bell. Since that time,
This post comes from Jenny Knappenberger, an art teacher and very good friend of Gina Wilson from All Things Algebra! Emotion Sensory Bottles: Recently I watched the movie, Inside Out with my daughter (who is 3) – okay, who am I kidding, we’ve watched it MANY times. I truly think
When my brother was in kindergarten about 40 years ago, he came home one day and told my mom what he learned that day. His teacher had told all the students how bad FD&C Yellow number whatever was and how bad FD&C Red #5 was, as well as that we
by Samantha Coacci, Instructor/Founder of Island Soul Yoga Through my experience teaching yoga, I’ve taught people of all ages, shapes and sizes. Healthy, unhealthy, injured, recovering, you name it. All except for children. That is of course until my old elementary school invited me back to teach yoga for wellness