the power of silence

Guiding children in mindfulness

Silence has a wonderfully calming effect on both body and mind. Carving some ‘quiet’ time for your children (and yourself) into each day gives them the opportunity to step back from the chaos and busyness to find peace.

Sandi Schwartz writes “Silence reduces the mental chatter that distracts us from being able to think clearly and to truly be in touch with our own thoughts and feelings. We need silence to bring us back to the present moment, helping us to calm down and not worry about what happened in the past or what may happen in the future.

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