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Healing Begins Here
1. Handling your child's technology
Article: When Tech Is a Problem Child - The New York Times
Pellissier, H. (2017, March 2)
2. Why teach kids to forgive? Great Schools. Retrieved from
3. Older Children can use this to practice calming themselves
R. RECOGNIZE and acknowledge what is happening as calmly as possible
A. ACCEPT life as it is without trying to change it right now.
I. INVESTIGATE. See how it feels, it is making you upset. or happy? giving you pleasure or pain? Make a note of it.
N.NON_IDENTIFICATION. Realize that these feelings are not who you are. They are passing, fleeting experience
Send Good Wishes
Good wishes or Praying for ourselves and others is a good way to recognize that there are forces bigger than us
It increases the feeling of awe and that we are connected to nature
When you send good wishes for someone or for yourself it connects us to other people
PRACTICE THISEvery time you feel worried or anxious take a deep breath, exhale, repeat.
On the the inhale say these wishes or prayers
May we be happy
May we be Healthy and Strong
May we sleep well
May we be patient with each other
USE your Own Words and put the Names of loved ones.
This is adapted from 3 good things by Dr. Martin Seligman https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RT2vKMyIQwcand from the New York Times Mindfulness for Children
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