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10 Mindful Minutes: Giving Our Children--and Ourselves--the Social and Emotional Skills to Reduce Stress and Anxiety for Healthier, Happy Lives

10 MINDFUL MINUTES: GIVING OUR CHILDREN--AND OURSELVES--THE SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL SKILLS TO REDUCE STRESS AND ANXIETY FOR HEALTHIER, HAPPY LIVES

by: Hawn, Goldie
Format: Paperback

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Product Description Teaching Our Children to Help Themselves Be Happy Practical, timely, relevant, and inspiring, 10 Mindful Minutes is Goldie Hawn’s gift to parents who want to help their children learn better and live happier lives. Inspired by the revolutionary MindUP program (developed under the auspices of the Hawn Foundation), the book offers easy-to-grasp insights from current behavioral, psychological, and neurological studies to show how our thoughts, emotions, and actions—including our ability to focus, manage stress, and learn—are all exquisitely interconnected. Hawn presents simple and practial ways to develop mindfulness in children and parents alike, and shares her own heartfelt experiences with the challenges and joys of parenting. Review "Hawn's gentle, heartfelt approach to mothering and her mission to help children develop happier, healthier lives will be both useful and inspiring for parents." — Publishers Weekly "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 “An excellent guide that offers simple, effective ways for stressed parents to create calmer, kinder, happier families.” — Deirdre Donahue, USA Today “This is a remarkable book. It is full of wisdom for us all—parents and other caregivers—inviting us to taste mindfulness for ourselves.” — Mark Williams, director of the University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre and autho About the Author Goldie Hawn is the founder of the Hawn Foundation, as well as an international children’s advocate and enthusiastic campaigner for the mindful celebration of life. An Academy Award–winning actress, producer, and director, she is also a mother and grandmother.

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Product Code: 9780399537721
ISBN: 0399537724
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
Publication Date: 2012-09-25
Number of Pages: 256 pages
Languages: english
Edition: Reprint
Dimension: 5.43 x 0.79 x 8.19 inches
Shipping Weight: 0.49 pounds