MINDFUL MINIS




Our NEW feature coming to the 2019 show is especially for those who have or work with children. Mindful Minis is a dedicated feature focussing on mindfulness, relaxation and creativity for children, families and professionals. We will also have lots of activities designed for young people and parents to enjoy!



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EASY MINDFULNESS FOR CHILDREN by Project Yogi


Thanks to one of our exhibitors, Project Yogi, for giving us this lovely short exercise that can be made into a game to help teach primary aged children mindfulness. 

MINDFUL PHOTOGRAPHY FOR FAMILIES with Brilliant Beings



If we want our children to grow into mindful habits as quickly as they grow out of their clothes, I believe that the best thing we can do for them is to model being mindful when, where and how ever we can.

MINDFULNESS ACTIVITY FOR BEDTIME... 5 HAPPY WISHES



How is the bedtime routine been impacted for you, over the holiday period? If things haven't been quite normal over this hot Summer, why not try this mindfulness activity for bedtime, by Christiane Kerr founder of Calm for Kids.

MEDITATION & MUDRAS BY DAWATTIE BASDEO


Meditation has been practised for centuries. It provides space to still the mind and let go of thoughts, constraints, perceptions that crowd our mind.

Many individuals when practising meditation like to hold their hands in a mudra position.

What is a mudra you may ask and how can it impact a meditation practice for your children?
ENJOYING FAMILY CONVERSATION



This article from Kim Morgan, of Barefoot Coaching, one of our London exhibitors helps us appreciate the art of family conversation this Mother's Day.

FAMILIES, PARENTHOOD & COMMUNICATION - How mindfulness can bring love and understanding


This article from Vari McLuskie who writes on behalf of our sponsors, Community of Interbeing, considers how parenthood and being part of a family can be the most meaningful, joyful and challenging parts of our life. Vari looks at how mindfulness can help with communication, bringing love and understanding.

CREATING CALM CONFIDENT KIDS IN CHAOTIC TIMES


Find out more about a range of techniques and classes to help children relax and become confident in themselves...

ADDRESSING MENTAL HEALTH IN SCHOOLS


We were delighted to work with the Mindfulness in Schools Project. Richard Burnett, co-founder and director of the organisation,  spoke at the Mindful Living Show in Manchester. In this short article, he gives us an insight into the benefits of mindfulness for children.

NEW BEGINNINGS - BACK TO SCHOOL


Jill Cox, Head of Development and Training at Living Mindfully, draws on her extensive experience in the education sector to explore the emotions that children go through when returning to or starting a new school and how a mindful approach can help support their journey.

SCHOOLS: HOW TO TEACH CHILDREN TO MANAGE DIFFICULTY & FLOURISH


We welcomed Richard Burnett, Co-founder and Director of Mindfulness in Schools Project, to our Manchester Event. Watch his Ted Talk for more information on his presentation or visit our library to view his seminar.

SCHOOLS SIGN UP TO MINDFULNESS

Mindfulness is being introduced into schools across the country, as more people realise the beneficial results it can have by integrating it into our lives from an early start. Read this Guardian article to find out more...

MINDFUL PARENTING - TESSA WATT

Tessa Watt, one of our 2017 speakers, introduces the concept of mindful parenting. She gives us the benefit of her expertise on mindful parenting and helps answer some questions about how we can develop mindfulness in the family environment.