Moodzie believes that it is important to let it go so that you can be happy.  Forgiveness will set you free!  Here are some great tips!

Tip 1: The best thing you can do is learning how to forgive.

How to Teach a Child Forgiveness | World of Psychology

Children are often asked to forgive: forgive his sibling for taking their toy; forgive Johnny for pulling her hair at recess; forgive Mom for being late. When you ask your child to forgive — to say “okay” when someone has said they are “sorry” — does your child really understand what that means?

Tip 2: Write down your challenge, place it in a balloon and let it go.

Worry balloons art (without harmful helium balloons)

One of my favorite child meditations is to invite a child to imagine they are breathing their worries, troubles, or triggers into balloons. Then I have the child imagine they are simply noticing the worry without judging it. When they are ready, they can choose to let the worry go and watch it as it…

Tip 3: Tell someone or ask for help.

Learning How To Ask For Help

One area that I’m focusing on with Max at the moment is helping him to figure out when he needs to get help. Like a lot of autistic kids, he finds it difficult to know when or how to go about getting it – shoe laces that come untied, a homework question that he’s stuck on, even some pretty serious injuries are all suffered in silence until they happen to come to my attention.

Tip 4:  Write down your challenge and throw it in the trash.

Bothered By Negative Thoughts? You Can Literally Trash ‘Em

Bothered by negative thoughts? Clearing your mind of them could be as simple as writing them down and physically throwing them away, according to a new study, published in the journal Psychological Science . “At some level, it can sound silly.

Tip 5:  Learn a new skill or distract yourself.

Child behaviour management: distraction | Raising Children Network

Distraction is a behaviour management strategy that comes naturally to parents in situations where behaviour might be a problem – for example, when children are getting cranky, when they’ve been sitting still for a long time, when sharing or taking turns with others is getting hard and so on.

Six Of The Best Ways To Distract Kids in a Queue

Ever been stuck waiting in a queue with rabid kids who are about to chew your leg off from hunger, boredom or sheer frustration?! Well, here are six of the best ways to buy yourself some more time. Sometimes distraction is the best medicine! An oldie but a goodie.

Tip 6:  Imagine yourself in the other person’s shoes or you are rising above it.

5 Steps to Teaching Perspective-Taking to Children with Social Language Delays

Children with social language impairments can have a lot of trouble taking the perspective of others. This can cause trouble with social interactions and navigating daily interactions. Lauren DiBiase shares with us her 5 steps (plus a bonus step!) for improving perspective-taking in children.

Superheroes Social Skills – Perspective Taking (Short Takes 3)

Written by Drs. Bill Jenson, Julie Bowen, and colleagues, Superheroes Social Skills provides instruction on 17 essential social skills in an engaging and fun way. Using fast-hands animation, peer modeling, and colorful digital comics, Superheroes teaches students with autism and other social and communication difficulties the skills that will enable them to achieve success in school, at home, and in the community.

This an awesome meditation in which you imagine your feelings as a landscape, get on a bird and rise above it!

Get On Your Bird Group meditation – Colette Baron-Reid | Intuitive, Psychic Medium, Author, Teacher, TV Host

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Tips 7:  Use a stress ball.

What Are the Benefits of Stress Balls?

Stress balls are small balls or objects filled with a malleable gel or clay that are held in the palm of your hand. The act of repeatedly squeezing the ball releases tension and helps to relieve stress. The benefits of stress balls also include boosting blood circulation and helping with the treatment of carpal-tunnel syndrome — and they’re used…

 Tip 8: Change your thoughts to positive ones.

How To Develop Positive Thinking & Attitude In Kids?

Don’t you want your children to grow up to be smart? You would always want them to look confident and wear a positive attitude. While most parents confess that their children are quite self-sufficient and smart, yet they feel that a positive attitude is missing.

Tip 9:  Remind yourself these are your only three options:

  • remove yourself from the situation
  • change it
  • accept it

How I teach children Acceptance

Acceptance is not a one off sit down lesson in class. Acceptance is not just a topic you discuss every now and then. Acceptance is a daily value that is an important characteristic of who you are, it is a fundamental core value.

Coping skills for managing emotions

KidsMatter was developed by mental health professionals and education and childcare staff in response to the high rates of school-age children with mental health difficulties and the problems they face getting help. It is is a partnership between education and health sectors and is funded by the Australian Government and beyondblue.

Ways Child Care Providers Can Teach Young Children to Resolve Conflicts – eXtension

Many preschoolers have problems sharing, taking turns, and negotiating roles when they play together. These day-to-day conflicts are great opportunities for child care providers to help 3- to 5-year-olds practice the skills needed to resolve disagreements. Even the youngest preschoolers can learn the basics of conflict resolution with appropriate help and guidance from supportive child care providers.

Tip 10:  Laughing will help to let it go!

10 Ways to Make Your Kids Laugh

Making your kids laugh is one of the best things about being a parent. Usually it goes without saying that kids can always make a parent double over with April Fools Day, Family Activities (all ages), Kids Activities (by Age), Organize jokes, kids laugh, pranks

Comedy in the Classroom: 50 Ways to Bring Laughter Into Any Lesson – InformED

During a recent class session, my students stared at me with blank expressions, glassy eyes, pasty and pale skin, and jowls drooping. I think I even saw a string of saliva hanging from the corner of one student’s mouth. I was reviewing plot structure. It was perfect except for the fact that I was boring…

10 Ways to Make Kids Laugh – Fireflies and Mud Pies

Have you ever noticed that the people you love to be around most are the people who make you laugh? Laughter, an involuntary contagious reaction (meaning that people can’t genuinely laugh upon demand, but once they are laughing, others around them will too), is a way to connect with others and relay information about a social situation.

Tip 11: Get busy and organise something so you feel in control.

Help Your Child Get Organized

Most kids generate a little chaos and disorganization. But if you’d like yours to be more organized and to stay focused on tasks, such as homework, here are 3 steps that make it possible.

Ten Ways to Help Your Child Get Organized

Developing good organizational skills is a key ingredient for success in school and in life. Although some people are by nature more organized than others, anyone can put routines and systems in place to help a child “get it together.”

(12) Breathing and relaxing will help.

Mindfulness For Kids – Teddy Bear Belly Breathing aka Breathing Buddies – Blissful Kids

Teddy Bear Belly Breathing also know as Breathing Buddies is one of my favorite mindful breathing exercises for kids. Belly breathing calms down the nervous system and is easy to do. Add a favorite stuffed toy and younger kids will get it almost instantly and find it fun to try out.

How to Breathe – For Kids! – Left Brain Buddha

A few years ago, while my daughter was in the midst of a four-alarm meltdown, I implored her to “I don’t know HOW!!” she yelled back. At first I was dumbfounded. What do you mean, y ou don’t know how to breathe?? You’ve been breathing your whole life!! But she was right.

Tip 13: Meditate, stretch or yoga helps to calm and let it go.

14 Simple Stretches Every Kid Can (and Should) Do

Simple stretches should be a regular part of kids’ physical activity routine. Before or after a sports practice or a long bike ride, before bed, or anytime your child’s muscles feel tense or tight, encourage her to try some easy stretches. She should stretch when her muscles are warmed up.

3 Kid-Friendly Meditations Your Children Will Love

Meditation, yoga, and other mindfulness practices are popping up in school systems nationwide-and for good reason. Studies have shown that teaching kids mindfulness practices can build students’ attentiveness, respect for fellow classmates, self control, and empathy, all while reducing stress, hyperactive behavior, ADHD symptoms, and depression.

The 10 Commandments of Teaching Kids Yoga

Teaching kids yoga is very rewarding, though it does come with its own challenges. So if you’re new to teaching yoga to kids, here’s a quick list of “commandments” to guide you and hopefully help you in your classes. Veggies are good for you, but if you don’t have teeth to chew them, you need to blend/soup/juice them.

😊 🌺 Breath Meditation for Kids 😊 ❤️‍ Mindfulness for Kids

A calming breath meditation designed to introduce kids to mindfulness. Kids imagine a sail boat rising and falling over waves as they inhale and exhale. They use mental imagery to see their breath as color as they observe the sensation of it passing through the nostrils.

Tip 14: Walk away and engage in a physical activity. Exercise decreases stress hormones and increases endorphins, chemicals that improve your state of mind.

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