Shared post: benefits of meditation, and a challenge!

Sharing a post regarding the benefits of meditation.

Speaking for myself, I’m no meditation expert, however when I take 10 minutes in the morning and clear my mind or think over the things I have in my life to be grateful for, amazingly my morning and usually my day go much better.

Challenge:

Over the next week, try a simple meditation for just ten minutes in the morning three different days. It’s only ten minutes, right? If you need help search YouTube for “ten minutes of guided meditation“.

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Great article regarding separation

Give this article a read. You might find it eye opening.

During prolonged separations, children progress through three phases: protest, despair, and then detachment.

Source: Jessica L. Borelli Ph.D.

Why did you become a parent?

I challenge you: in a sentence, why did you become a parent? It’s one of the most if not the most important responsibility in the world. And arguably, not always the most thankful. What made you do it?

Tip 5: make up stories

This works for some, not for others. Sometimes you can include your kids in the story building. Pro tip here: if you ask you kiddos “can I tell you a story,” if they’re like mine you’ll get the cold shoulder. But, change that phrase to “can I tell you a story about a dragon a knight and a toilet that wouldn’t stop running?” Man, now you’re talking.