Claire Symington-Viljoen

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Mindfulness for Educators

<i>"Before we can share mindfulness with our students we need an experiential understanding of mindfulness from our own practice." -Meena Srinivasan</i><p>As readers widely shared "More Mindfulness, Please" (thank you for that!) I realized the piece was student-centric. It focused primarily on the in-class …

Child Anxiety Programs | Kids Anxiety Relief Exercises

Does this sound familiar to you?<p><b>Your child is…</b><p>Constantly worrying about future “what if” scenarios<br>• Avoiding socializing with other kids<br>• Transforming …

2015: The Year We Evolve on Purpose

Mindfulness is a popular word all of a sudden, but it's really important to understand that it's not a "thing." It's not a product, gimmick or concept. It's about spending time introspectively experiencing how our own body works -- our senses, thoughts, emotions, and feelings, physical and mental …

How Mindful Children React Differently to Challenges (Illustrated)

Growing up, I was a firecracker. I reacted quickly to situations and never hesitated to express my “passionate” opinions. This often led to hurt …