Headspace for Kids and Barbie Partner for Guided Meditation Exercises
Especially now, it's important for kids to see their favorite characters and role models take time to relieve their stress.
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- Explaining what mindfulness and meditation are
- Leading by example
- Starting off short and simple
- Choosing a safe space
- Practicing gratitude
You can also get them excited about getting started with this Meditation Routine with Headspace Barbie Vlog:
The Mindfulness exercises that Barbie curated include meditations that will help kids get ready for their day in the morning, bounce back from scary and worrisome thoughts, appreciate the world around them, settle down for bed, and simply breathe. (Good Morning, Stay Positive, Kindness, Appreciation, and Settling Down).
Headspace also recently partnered with Sesame Workshop to create Monster Meditation YouTube shorts as part of its initiative to help kids deal with Coronavirus anxiety.