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Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children

Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children is the fruit of decades of development and innovation in the Plum Village community’s collective practice with children. Based on Thich Nhat Hanh’s thirty years of teaching mindfulness and compassion to parents, teachers, and children, the book and enclosed CD covers a wide range of contemplative and fun activities parents and educators can do with their children or students. They are designed to help relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude and confidence, deal with difficult emotions, touch our interconnection with nature, and improve communication.

Planting Seeds offers insight, concrete activities, and curricula that parents and educators can apply in school settings, in their local communities or at home, in a way that is meaningful and inviting to children. The key practices presented include mindful breathing and walking, inviting the bell, pebble meditation, the Two Promises or ethical guidelines for children, children’s versions of Touching the Earth and Deep Relaxation, eating meditation and dealing with conflict and strong emotions. Also included are the lyrics to the songs on the enclosed CD that summarize and reinforce the key teachings, as well as a chapter on dealing effectively with conflict in the classroom or difficult group.

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The Issue At Hand: Essays On Buddhist Mindfulness Practice

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Essays on Buddhist Mindfulness Practice. An inspiring and very accessible compilation of essays and edited talks on the Buddhist practice of mindfulness. As Gil Fronsdal states, “the search for the issue at hand is the search for what is closest at hand, for what is directly seen, heard, smelt, tasted, felt, and cognized in the present.” Gil brings the practice of mindfulness not only to formal meditation but to all the varying aspects of every day life.

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    Practicing Presence: A Guide for the Spiritual Teacher and Health Practitioner (English and Korean Edition)

    A Guide for the Spiritual Teacher & Group Practitioner Teacher Series TM – Health Professionals, Counselors, Therapists. Learn to apply the wisdom teachings of Eckhart Tolle and steer your clients toward true and lasting transformation. At this retreat Eckhart supports and guides the teacher / practitioner to bring the spacious, aware stillness and acceptance of what is into their working modality with individuals and groups. Session Titles: 1. The Two Requirements to be an Effective Teacher and Health Practitioner 2. Mastering the Art of Living in the Two Dimensions 3. The Right Use of “Pointers” as a Teaching Aid 4. About Enlightenment and the Use of Techniques 5. Charging money for your Spiritual Teaching Lessons contained in this series:
    Knowing when you are ready to teach
    Guidelines for offering private sessions
    Teaching modalities
    When does healing work?
    Teaching children and teenagers
    Working with traumatic life situations
    The bridge between form and the formless
    Disidentification from the inner drama of the pain-body 6 x CDs
    Running time: 6 hours, 40 minutes
    Recorded: Mt Madonna, California USA 2003

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