• Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) by Eline Snel
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Learn meditation to reduce anxiety and stress and improve their attention and awareness; good for a beginner to establish a regular meditative routine. The skills taught include mindfulness and cognitive diffusion, breathing exercises, meditation practice, tips for increased relaxation, concentration. There are online forums, podcasts, normalizing mind-wandering and illustrating main points with videos.

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Teaches a deep breathing technique useful in fighting anxiety and stress. A simple interface uses biofeedback to monitor your breathing. Sounds cascade with the movements of your belly, in rhythms reminiscent of waves on a beach. Charts also let you know how you’re doing. A great tool when you need to slow down and breathe.



Deep Sleep with Andrew Johnson

Features a warm, gentle voice guiding listeners through a Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) session and into sleep. Features long or short induction options, and an alarm.

Any age.

Parents can use with young children.



Sleep Time

Fall asleep to ambient, relaxing sounds and wake to the same. It also tracks your sleep patterns and provides feedback on the quality and quantity of shut-eye you’re getting

Any age


Smiling Mind


Mindfulness for young people and adults. App was created by team of Australian Psychologists in line with evidence-based research. Great for stress- management and building resilience. Age- specific programmes: 7-9, 10-12, 13-15, 16-18 and adult. This app helps you reflect on how you feel pre and post sessions to encourage reflection on feelings.

You are also able to set up sub accounts for the whole family to use.

They do mindfulness in the classroom as well as mindfulness in the workplace.





MyCalmBeat is a Brain Exercise that helps improve your ability to manage stress through slow breathing. Slow breathing allows you to increase the variability of your heart rate to decrease stress, improve focus and build resilience.





Glitter bottles handout - How to make calm down bottles

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