“Craftfulness” - crafty healing “Craftfulness” is a term created by Rosemary Davidson and Arzu Tahsin (2018) that pairs mindfulness alongside craft-making to ‘achieve moments of calm’ and ‘mend yourself by making things’. Davidson and Tahsin in their book explore mindfulness, positive psychology, and creativity research in the act of making something through craft and how that impacts the mental well-being of an individual. ‘Making things makes us happy because pleasure and p
Nature provides health benefits that are truly impossible to replicate in an indoor environment! There are endless sensory, motor and regulatory experiences to discover outdoors. 🌱 We can explore what it feels like to roll around in the grass or work out how to use our muscles to get over a big rock or log.
🌱 Breathing in the fresh air or listening to the waves crash can be very calming for many people.
🌱 Nature is also the perfect place to engage meaningfully with chi
Here are some great tips, from 'Mindful' for "leaning in to discomfort" when dealing with difficult behaviour from your child. http://www.mindful.org/connecting-with-challenging-kids-leaning-discomfort/ #mindful #challengingkids #obstacles #kids #anxious #disruptive #mindfulness #empower
Love this blog post by 'The Jenny Evolution'.
4 simple points to remember if you are a parent of a child with additional needs Click here #notalone #mindfulness #mindful #specialneeds #alone #spectrum #instincts