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Resources

For caregivers:

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the present moment-and your life, by Jon Kabat-Zinn

The Mindful Child, by Susan Kaiser Greenland

The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live--and How You Can Change Them, by  Richard J. Davidson and Sharon Begley

Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents), by Eline Snel

Articles for Caregivers:

The Mindful Revolution: Finding peace in a stressed-out, digitally dependent culture may just be a matter of thinking differentlyTime, February 2014.

How Meditation Works by Liz Kulze, The Atlantic, June 27, 2013.

Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction:  What It Is, How It Helps, by Will Baum, Psychology Today, March 18, 2010.

Websites for Caregivers:

www.mindful.org

www.mindfulschools.org

For children (please preview before reading with your child to ensure the book is at the right developmental level for your child):

What Does It Mean To Be Present?,  by Rana DiOrio

Silence, by Lemniscates

The Listening Walk, by Paul Showers

Charlotte and The Quiet Place, by Deborah Sosin

References:

www.mindfulschools.org

(2014, January 6).  Meditation for Anxiety and Depression?. Retrieved from www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/media/releases/meditation_for_anxiety_and_depression

 Walton, A.G. (2015, February 9). 7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain., Forbes. Retrieved from www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2015/02/09/7-ways-meditation-can-actually-change-the-brain/#57cb1e817023.

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