You may be looking for easy ways you can improve your home and health this year for your family and children. We believe these non-toxic alternatives to common household items could be just the thing you need to make a fresh start and detox your home this year, for your health, your children’s health and the health of the planet!
I’ve recently fallen in love with an inspiring book I found in a tiny bookstore filled with books all written in French, except for this one. I was meant to find it, so moving have I found its message to be. It’s called, Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets and Philosophers by Leonard Koren.
In this week’s blog, part one of a series, Lea looks at creating a special place, be it in the family home or the classroom where calm is fostered as a practical example of bringing a slower, calmer practice to all our lives.
The New Year is looming, looking to ignite us all into the quest for new beginnings. Its message is enticing but unless we create space in our lives, how can we make room for and welcome the new? Perhaps that’s why so many of us fall by the wayside in the quest to keep those resolutions? Perhaps we just don’t make the time to look at our lives in the first place!
Where I am fortunate enough to find myself for a couple of weeks, visiting my daughter, is Paris where beauty is so easy to find. Beauty is all around me and if I’m living in the moment as is my goal as an advocate for mindfulness then I have to sit up and take notice of it and the effect it has on me.
Looking for some calming, grounding, mindfulness activities you can guide you kids or students through at home or in the classroom? Given the opportunity and some simple instructions, kids can surprise you with their ability to slow down, be thoughtful, intentional and mindful in the moment. Try these 15 activities we’ve pulled together from our #mindfulmagicactivity series on our Instagram.