A Still Quiet Place

A Still Quiet Place : A Mindfulness Program for Teaching Children and Adolescents to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions

By (author) Amy Saltzman


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Teaching kids stress management skills early in life will help them to grow into happy and healthy adults. This book presents an eight-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program that therapists, teachers, and other professionals can use to help children and adolescents manage stress and anxiety in their lives, and develop their natural capacities for emotional fluency, respectful communication, and compassionate action. The program detailed in this book is based on author Amy Saltzman's original curriculum, which has helped countless children and adolescents achieve significant improvements in attention and reduced anxiety. The easy-to-implement mindfulness practices in this guide are designed to help increase children and adolescents' attention, learning, resiliency, and compassion by showing them how to experience the natural quietness that can be found within.

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 175.26 x 251.46 x 20.32mm | 544.31g
  • 01 Apr 2014
  • New Harbinger Publications
  • Oakland, CA
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, figures
  • 1608827577
  • 9781608827572
  • 59,150

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Amy Saltzman , MD, is a holistic physician, mindfulness coach, scientist, wife, mother, devoted student of transformation, longtime athlete, and occasional poet. Her passion is supporting people of all ages in enhancing their well-being and discovering the Still Quiet Place within. She is recognized by her peers as a visionary and pioneer in the fields of holistic medicine and mindfulness for youth. She is founder and director of the Association for Mindfulness in Education, an inaugural and longstanding member of the steering committee for the Mindfulness in Education Network, and a founding member of the Northern California Advisory Committee on Mindfulness. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, USA with her husband and two teenage children.

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"A Still Quiet Place" is a smart, thoughtful, and encouraging guide to bringing mindfulness to children. Amy s warmth and experience shine through her words, and her invitation to explore the world with kindness and curiosity is exactly what I would want for my own daughter. My teaching, and my parenting, will be better for having read this book. Jennifer Cohen Harper, author of "Little Flower Yoga for Kids" In a time when it's needed more than ever, Amy Saltzman delivers an effective program that not only offers to ease the stress and emotional struggles of our children, but also provides a recipe to begin healing our world. Elisha Goldstein, PhD, author of "The Now Effect "and coauthor of "A Mindfulness-Based StressReductionWorkbook""

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