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Parents, Families, and Caregivers

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A Mindful Approach to Parenting & Caregiving

In this episode from the Kelty Centre's Where You Are podcast, you'll hear how

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Love & Kindness for Your Child (2 min)

A meditation to cultivate compassion with parenting/caregiving by Dr.

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Mindful Self-Compassion Meditations

A collection of mindful self-compassion practices.

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SOBER Coping Space (3 min)

A sober coping meditation by Dr. Joanna McDermid from BC Children's Hospital.

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Sitting Meditation (8 min)

A sitting meditation by Dr. Joanna McDermid from BC Children's Hospital.

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Self-Compassion Meditation (2 min)

A self-compassion meditation by Dr. Joanna McDermid from BC Children's Hospital.

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Mindful Thinking Meditation (5 min)

A mindful thinking meditation by Dr. Joanna McDermid from BC Children's Hospital.

Youth & Young Adults

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Mindful Breathing (5 min)

A mindful breathing exercise by Dr. Joanna McDermid from BC Children's Hospital.

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Kindness, Self-Compassion Meditation (5 min)

A kindness meditation exercise by Dr. Vo from BC Children's Hospital.

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Body Scan Meditation (5 min)

A body scan mindfulness exercise by Dr. Joanna McDermid from BC Children's Hospital.

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Finding Calm – Body Scan Exercise

This video guides you through a body scan visualization exercise.

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Breathr

Breathr provides easy and fun ways to practice mindfulness along with interesting facts abou

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Mindfulness: Youth Voices

Features young people discussing their experiences practicing mindfulness, how it has benefited t

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Mindfulness for Teens

Mindfulness is all about living fully in the present moment, without judgement.

Healthcare Professionals

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The Mindful Hospital: Mindful Community, Compassionate Care

Cambridge Health Alliance & Harvard Medical School Grand Rounds recording of Dr.

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Jon Kabat-Zinn: Daily Mindfulness Practice and Q&A

Cultivating Mindfulness at this Critical Moment - Daily Practices and Inqui

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Self-Compassion Practices

Guided Meditations and Exercises

Children

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Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents)

Simple mindfulness practices to help your child (ages 5-12) deal with anxiety, improve concentrat

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Alphabreaths: the ABCs of mindful breathing

Children will learn their ABCs and the basics of mindfulness through playful breathing exercises.

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Mindfulness for Parents & Children: Kelty's Recommended Resources

In this collection developed by the Kelty Centre, you will find a list of recommended resources f

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Mindfulness and Social-Emotional Learning for Children & Teens

The website provides evidenced-informed resources that educate the hearts of children.

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Mindful Parent, Resilient Child: Strategies for Difficult Times

Resilient Parenting is a crash course in mindfulness-based techniques—reinforced by research from

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Mind Yeti

A mindfulness app designed for parents, educators and clinicians working with kids.

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Sitting Meditation (13 min)

A sitting mindfulness meditation by Dr. Dzung Vo from BC Children's Hospital.