mindfulness

How to Raise Successful People (Time)

How to Raise Successful People (Time)

Esther Wojcicki is the author of How to Raise Successful People: Simple Lessons for Radical Results. She comes at child-rearing from a practical and thought-provoking perspective, arguing that many of us have gone too far on keeping our kids safe, removing obstacles and scheduling their time - to their detriment… instead of empowering them to make choices, fail, figure it out. We particularly love her acronym “TRICK” (Trust, respect, Independence, Collaboration, Kindness).

10 year old Kidevolve kid-tester Ella interviews Jeff Warren!

10 year old Kidevolve kid-tester Ella interviews Jeff Warren!

Ever wondered what it takes to create one of Kidevolve’s super engaging Creative Mind Journey audio tracks or why kids like them so much? Check out our second podcast where 10 year old Ella Davies interviews our lead creator Jeff Warren about his favourite Kidevolve characters and why he thinks learning mindfulness is cool for kids of all ages.

Jeff and Ella find a comfortable groove, chatting and sharing information about why mindfulness is important and how it can help kids learn more about what’s going on inside.

Why the practice of mindfulness is so important for children (Today's Parent)

Why the practice of mindfulness is so important for children (Today's Parent)

Check out Trina Markusson’s book Good Morning, Sunshine! A Story of Mindfulness, which smartly teaches children and parents alike how the practice of mindfulness can stop the stream of stressful thoughts and help kids regain power over emotions.

Mindfulness for Children - Well Guide for Infants (part 1 of 2, from The New York Times)

Mindfulness for Children - Well Guide for Infants (part 1 of 2, from The New York Times)

The New York Times has recently released a series of Well Guides describing how children of all ages can benefit from mindfulness - the simple practice of bringing a gentle, accepting attitude to the present moment. In this installment we look at impacts on infants. In our next installment, we'll continue on with how mindfulness training can impact Toddlers, Young Children, Older Children and Teens...

Science Shows Meditation Benefits Children's Brains And Behaviour (Forbes)

Science Shows Meditation Benefits Children's Brains And Behaviour (Forbes)

Kids in social-emotional learning programs that are coupled with mindfulness show greater empathy, perspective-taking, and emotional control. Learn why kid-focused mindfulness training (the kind we spearhead and practice at Kidevolve) can and should be a key ingredient in SEL learning programs at home and at school.

Why Mindfulness Belongs in the Classroom (mindful.org)

Why Mindfulness Belongs in the Classroom (mindful.org)

Getting schools to recognize the importance of mindfulness training for young children is the next big step in children's mental health. More and more regular schools are budgeting for these types of initiatives, so that kids can improve concentration, reduce stress, improve self-regulation and better connect with feelings of community. Check out what they are doing at the Momentous school...