Our children are overwhelmed, stressed and overstimulated. The need for solutions that simultaneously promote their social and emotional skills, mental health and academic performance is more critical that ever.Driven by Academy Award-winning actress Goldie Hawn's lifelong interest in the practice of mindfulness and her commitment to the welfare of children, the Hawn Foundation has developed the MindUP programme to help children reach their full potential.10 Mindful Minutes shares the secrets of this groundbreaking programme. Through simple techniques such as mindful breathing, sensing and thinking, it shows parents and children alike how to focus on feelings of gratitude, kindness and optimism that will improve relationships, increase performance through better concentration, and lead to emotionally healthy and happy lives.
Wendy Holden arbeitete als Journalistin für den Daily Telegraph, bevor sie sich dem Schreiben von Büchern widmete. Besonders die Lebensgeschichten aussergewöhnlicher Persönlichkeiten haben sie schon immer fasziniert. Neben vielen erfolgreichen Biographien verfasste sie auch ein Buch über den Hund Uggie, den sympathischen Lebensretter aus dem Hollywood-Film The Artist . Wendy Holden lebt mit ihrem Ehemann und ihren zwei Hunden in Suffolk, England.
This is a remarkable book. It is full of wisdom for us all - parents and other care-givers - inviting us to taste mindfulness for ourselves. Here is chance not to be missed: to learn from the inside how mindfulness can help us to see clearly and respond wisely to the emotional and developmental needs of our children. Read it and use it: you may find you are doing nothing less than giving back to your children their childhood, while they still have the chance to live it Mark Williams, Director, University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre and author of Mindfulness: Finding peace in a frantic world 10 Mindful Minutes 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 10 [Mindful] Minutes isn't your run of the mill self-help book, but rather the product of the Hawn Foundation's collaboration with leading educators and researchers behind the evidence-based MindUP program ... Hawn has graciously condensed the knowledge, research and expertise into roughly 200 pages for you - your child's best teacher Huffington Post Goldie Hawn is arguably the most influential happiness expert of our time. She not only has achieved true happiness in her life but radiates it in her family and through the work of her foundation. Now, 10 Mindful Minutes offers a guide for the rest of us. This book artfully blends the latest science and quick, easy how-to advice with a rare glimpse into the epiphanies that led to Goldie's happiness work. It's an engaging must-read for every parent interested in raising a focused, balanced and happy child. Dan Buettner, New York TIMES bestselling author of The Blue Zones AND Thrive I saw how quickly the kids-and then the teachers-bought into the (MindUP) program and practices. The kids just got it right away, and seemed hungry for something that would help them manage the stresses in their life... In my twenty years of measuring social-emotional learning quotients, I've never seen a program that works as well as this one Dr Kimberly Schonert-Reichl Goldie Hawn has given us a beautiful guide to one of our most important roles - raising healthy, joyful, and resilient children. Rooted in scientific research and chock full of practical tools and techniques, 10 Mindful Minutes will forever change the way you parent, and it'll change how you live your own life, too. Greg Hicks, bestselling co-author of How We Choose to Be Happy AND Happiness & HEALTH All adults will find something of value in this insightful book; but for parents, grandparents, teachers and carers, this is essential reading, by sharing this knowledge with the children you care for, you can effectively change their lives! Highly Recommended! Hot Brands, Cool Places Magazine