How Yoga And Meditation Help Your Child Cope With Anger?
Anger is a complex emotion, but what most people don’t realize is that it is a normal and healthy emotion as well. Many people, kids alike, struggle to understand the difference between anger and aggression. For kids, frustration and anger can easily turn into defiance, disrespect, aggression, and temper tantrums if they’re unaware of how to deal with their emotions. Left unchecked, childhood aggression such as fighting, spitting, and teasing can lead to additional problematic issues like academic problems, peer rejections, or poor mental health in adulthood. This is why it’s extremely important to empower your child with mindful tools to […]
How Parents Can Deal With Stress During Exam Time
While exam time can be a difficult period for students, parents go through the motions of exam stress just the same. As a parent, worrying about your children’s state of preparation for the exams is completely natural. You may also be concerned about their sleeping patterns and if they’re eating properly or not. However, there are ways you can aid your stressed child to ensure that things go as smoothly as possible. How Can Stress Impact Your Child’s Exam Performance? Increased anxiety can trigger panic in children and make it difficult for them to focus as well as recall information […]
How To Stop Unnecessarily Criticising Your Children
Criticism is painful to hear, especially when it’s coming from someone very close to you. Nagging can be worse. Now imagine how your child feels when you throw harsh words at them. We understand that your intention is to point out your child’s errors to correct their ways but when you end up criticising your children, it can damage their self-esteem, create power struggles, and an unnecessarily tense environment at home. We also understand that as a parent, your responsibility is to correct your child when they do something wrong. But what parents don’t realise is that delivery changes everything […]
14 Questions To Ask Your Kid About Their Mental Health
The children, our most precious ones, are in their most sensitive and crucial phases of cognitive and social development. When we speak about a young one’s mental health, we speak about important paradigms in this phase of development such as social skills, cognitive ability, emotional wellbeing, and a well-rounded understanding of society at large and their function in it. It is commonly seen that mental illnesses grow latently in early years and become more pronounced only in their early adult years. An early diagnosis coupled with a safe and supporting environment can equip a child and his or her parents […]
Making Friends With Emotions – A Children’s Day Special Webinar
With Children’s Day around the corner, what better way to celebrate it than to speak to some children’s yoga and mindfulness experts to get an insight into their young, impressionable minds? Our children are our future and it is in them, where innocence and simplicity thrive. Hence it is crucial to help them feel secure, internally, and in the world outside. We want to help our young listeners learn how to pause, reflect, rest and start over while building core life skills such as resilience, emotional regulation, mindfulness and acceptance. Our masters Sabrina Merchant and Nishtha Bijlani break it down […]
Effects Of Parental Pressure On Children’s Mental Health
Unrealistic expectations and parental pressure do more harm than good for your child.
5 Big Emotions To Talk About With Your Kids
Explaining these 5 complex emotions to your child in a way they’ll understand it will help them learn to manage their feelings better.
Benefits Of Meditation To Sharpen Kids Memory
Increased exam pressure, assignment deadlines, conflicts with parents, peer pressure are just some of the stresses that our kids face daily. In a world where stopping is akin to missing out on opportunities, stress has been identified as adversely affecting memory formation, difficulty in recalling what one already knows, underachieving, etc. in otherwise healthy kids. Though behaviour pattern cannot be changed, we can definitely alter the response mechanism in our kids by teaching them to meditate. Not only does meditation help in being more focused and productive, it also helps kids to be more relaxed. In these stressful times, it […]
5 Minutes Of Morning Yoga Can Do Wonders For Your Child
In the stressful times we live in, where our kids start racing against time as soon as they get up, a five-minute yoga session can do wonders to their overall well-being.
Developing Self-Awareness As A Parent: Why It’s Essential
The more self-aware you are, the better your parent-child relationship will be.
To Be Or Not To Be Perfect: Is Your Child A Perfectionist?
If practice makes a man perfect, perfectionism can definitely make him lose his sanity. Being perfect seems ideal but being flawless takes years. Your little child might be seeking perfection in everything s/he does, but does it leave her/him frustrated? A perfectionist or a perfection-seeking child gets frustrated easily, develops low self-esteem keeps comparing her/himself with peers, fears failure and gets anxious easily about performing a new task, finds making friends difficult, and feels beat up when they lose. Perfectionists crave success, and while a healthy amount of wanting to be perfect can help a child to stay motivated, learn […]