Calming Activities for Kids

Recently, I wrote about a workshop I attended on Helping Children Manage Anxiety. It is a topic close to the hearts of many parents, myself included. The following guest post extrapolates further on the subject providing several calming activities you can try with your children when they’re feeling stressed or anxious. It is written byContinue reading “Calming Activities for Kids”

Helping Children Manage Anxiety

With camp around the corner, G1’s anxiety levels are at an all-time high. It was pretty good timing that our school ran a workshop on anxiety and learning to manage it. These are my notes from the workshop (with annotations)… Defining Anxiety Anxiety is defined as “a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about somethingContinue reading “Helping Children Manage Anxiety”

When it Comes to Exercise, Yoga Offers the Greatest Brain Benefits

We know that¬†exercise makes you smarter, but if you want to get the most bang for your buck, the exercise of choice should be yoga. At least that is what a recent study indicates… Yoga Improves Brain Function More Than Aerobic Exercises From the Journal of Physical Activity and Health (2013) –¬†The Acute Effects ofContinue reading “When it Comes to Exercise, Yoga Offers the Greatest Brain Benefits”