- 28 pages
- Standard Color
- 8.5 x 8.5 inches
- Early Childhood (under 7 yrs old)
- eBook (epub, pdf)
- 978-1-5255-4122-3 eBook
- 978-1-5255-4121-6 Paperback
- 978-1-5255-4120-9 Hardcover
- Juvenile Nonfiction, Social Topics, Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
- Juvenile Nonfiction, Health & Daily Living
- Juvenile Nonfiction, Body, Mind & Spirit
Meditation for kids, Breathing meditation, Guided meditation, Kids yoga, Calm, Peace, Kids mental health
Everyone holds the power within themselves to live in harmony with all other beings; it starts with a breath. Shine introduces a guided meditation practice using the breath, the imagination, and gentle movement to help children realize how they can create calm and peace inside themselves and in the world around them.
Meditation using the breath is a simple and effective way to manage anxiety and stress—which even young children can experience. With a few easy-to-learn techniques, symptoms of anxiety and stress can be managed, which will lead to a more balanced, happier life, and create a sense of connection to the larger world. Shine provides a fun and accessible way to slow down and find calm and relaxation anytime, anywhere.
Though these guided meditation techniques are presented for children, the adults in their lives can join in to develop useful and enjoyable skills. Explore the connection between mind, body, and spirit to create a daily meditation practice for the whole family.
"Students are quite receptive to book, many positive comments. I love that you highlight more diverse characters (wheelchair) without making them the focus of the whole story." - Raylee, Grade 1/2 Teacher, Regina, SK
"What a lovely message, I can see children liking this." - Heidi, Librarian/Teacher Nanaimo, BC
"I love it! We have been reading Shine as part of our daily activity for almost a week now. This morning the children asked me first thing what time we were reading Shine." - Trisha, Dayhome Operator, Edmonton, AB
"One of the most beautiful books I've come across in a long time." - Sharelle, Psychology Major, Dalhousie University, NS
"This is lovely! Definitely something that is needed in schools. It's sad to see how much stress and anxiety there seems to be amongst students." - David, Grade 6 Teacher, Edmonton, AB
Sherree Dee has been an avid yoga and meditation practitioner for more than twenty-five years. She is a registered nurse and is trained in Reiki and therapeutic touch. As a mother of three and grandmother of four, Sherree believes it is vital for children to learn coping techniques for anxiety and stress from an early age. Sherree lives with her husband Rolf on a beautiful acreage in the trees near Lac La Hache in British Columbia. She loves spending time in nature and enjoys woodcarving and rock painting. Shine is her first book.
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