Tools

ADD/ADHD “Worksheets”:

Help your child identify what thoughts, feelings & beliefs hold them back:

Identifying my Mobs

Research shows that the Anterior Cingulate acts as a balance between the Limbic system (emotions) and
Meditation, deep breathing and mudras (finger exercises with meditation) stimulate the Anterior cingulate. This inhibits anxiety, depression & calms anger. Download this exercise and have your child practice it each day.

WAVES OF PEACE MEDITATION_Whole page

Deep breathing is very helpful for children. Deep breathing increases nitric oxide in the body which improves lung & circulatory system, lowers anxiety, and keeps internal brain temperature in balance.

Teaching children the Emotional Freedom Technique or “Tapping” is a great tool. Combining it with music is effective as singing stimulates the anterior cingulate which keeps the limbic system (emotions) and frontal lobes (logic & reason/cognition) in balance.

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Here’s a tool to remind your child to stop and think before they make a decision:

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Give your child the gift of self-regulation. ┬áHere’s a tool for them to track how they are doing:

Self-Monitoring

Wonder reminders to print out/post

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Print these out, laminate, cut and put on a keychain – print blank ones for your child to write on:

affirmations

Great tips for Whole Family Health

Family Health 5 Easy Steps

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