Written by : LiveHappy

Mindful Breathing With Nick Ortner

A man and woman meditating

It’s hard to imagine our little ones dealing with stress and anxiety, but they do suffer more than we think. Nick Ortner, New York Times best-selling author of The Tapping Solution, joins the Live Happy Now podcast to discuss his latest book about mindful breathing for young children. My Magic Breath: Finding Calm Through Mindful Breathing is a colorful and interactive story designed to teach the basic principles of calming breathing techniques. The book is also a great conversation starter for teachers and parent to encourage children to talk about their feelings.

Also in this episode, you’ll hear from Daphne Willis, a Nashville-based singer who is using music as a way to discuss mental health issues and let others know they’re not alone. Find out more about Daphne by visiting her website.

What you'll learn in this episode:

  • Even the youngest of us can experience stress and anxiety.
  • How parents and teachers can help children cope.
  • Why mindfulness is needed in the classroom.

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