10 Mindful Minutes - Goldie Hawn & Wendy Holden

10 Mindful Minutes

By Goldie Hawn & Wendy Holden

  • Release Date: 2011-09-27
  • Genre: Parenting
Score: 4
4
From 67 Ratings

Description

"Goldie Hawn embodies delight and joy, and 10 Mindful Minutes radiates these. Her book can help any adult-parent, grandparent, teacher-make double use of their moments with the children they love and have a terrific time while helping shape that child's brain for a lifetime of resilience and happiness."
-Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
Across the country, the revolutionary MindUP program, which was developed under the auspices of the Hawn Foundation, established by Goldie Hawn, is teaching children vital social and emotional skills. By understanding how their brains work, children discover where their emotions come from and become more self-aware. They learn to appreciate the sensory aspects of their lives and to value the positive effects of mindfulness, compassion, and kindness. This, in turn, empowers them to manage and reduce their own stress-and helps them be happy.

Those who have seen the remarkable effects of this program have been eager to learn how to implement it in their own homes and use its practices for themselves, too. Now, for the first time, its secrets are being shared with all parents and children in 10 Mindful Minutes.

Reviews

  • Very interesting and insightful!

    5
    By Kara Head
    I am not a parent or teacher, which is the intended audience of this book, I'm actually a college student, but I found this book very helpful. It teaches simple ways to deal with everyday stress. If you are a parent/teacher, this book offers many exercises that can be done with children to help them fully understand their emotions and how they work. I def recommend.
  • Mindful minutes(Goldie hawn)

    5
    By dsncin queen
    This book is wonderful I am a Nana to 3 young children making me a grandmother also.this book is a great read and very interesting and very factual (yes I said it even though it's not a word)it is quite the information wizard!Our lives are always so busy we barely have enough time to breathe,let alone worry about being resilient with our grandchildren,children or asking them what's on there minds..I admit I often do...today for example my grandchild asked me if she could listen to her I-pod I told her yes if that's what you really want to do...next thing you know we are talking about her father when he was a child...then we got to our destination,this book will help bring us closer to our children,grandchildren.Entering a new hope for wonder and fulfillment.I mean really isn't that what our lives should be made of....I think Goldie got it right in would love to learn more about the program Mind-up,maybe bring it to there schools.please email me with information for the Hawn Foundation.

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