Items Tagged ‘regulating emotions’

How mindful meditation can help your child

September 27, 2017

How mindful meditation can help your child

By uclahealth uclahealth

Mindful meditation is a time of quiet contemplation that offers children and adolescents an opportunity to decompress and reflect on their physical, mental and emotional experiences. By refocusing the brain on the present, mindful meditation can help children improve their attention, regulate their emotions and build resiliency. “Mindful meditation allows children to develop a greater […]

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Tags: attention-deficit disorder, FOCUS, health tips, meditation, mental wellbeing, mindful meditation, mindful meditation for children, reflection, regulating emotions, UCLA MARC, UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center


Parents, take note: 6 tips to help your children control their emotions

June 25, 2016

Parents, take note: 6 tips to help your children control their emotions

By Meg Sullivan Meg Sullivan

They throw temper tantrums. They hit their siblings.  And when denied the tiniest desire, they can melt into inconsolable puddles. Yet, somehow it’s up to you to help mold these little emotional tornadoes into reasonable human beings. What’s a parent do? Giving names to feelings is the first step to helping the under-8 set regulate […]

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Tags: catherine mogil, children's emotions, childrens health, coping mechanisms, emotional, emotions, frustration, regulating emotions, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, stress, strong emotions, tantrums