10 Mindful Minutes (Hardcover)
Perigee Trade, 9780399536069, 256pp.
Publication Date: September 27, 2011
-Daniel Goleman, author of "Emotional Intelligence"
Across the country, the revolutionary MindUP program, which was developed under the auspices of the Hawn Foundation, established by Goldie Hawn, is teaching children vital social and emotional skills. By understanding how their brains work, children discover where their emotions come from and become more self-aware. They learn to appreciate the sensory aspects of their lives and to value the positive effects of mindfulness, compassion, and kindness. This, in turn, empowers them to manage and reduce their own stress-and helps them be happy.
Those who have seen the remarkable effects of this program have been eager to learn how to implement it in their own homes and use its practices for themselves, too. Now, for the first time, its secrets are being shared with all parents and children in "10 Mindful Minutes.
About the Author
Wendy Holden is a journalist and author of more than twenty-five books, including the novel "The Sense of Paper," published in 2006. She was also the cowriter of Goldie Hawn's memoir, "A Lotus Grows in the Mud."
Praise For 10 Mindful Minutes…
"I saw how quickly the kids-and then the teachers-bought into the [MindUP] program and practices. The kids just got it right away, and seemed hungry for something that would help them manage the stresses in their life. . . . In my twenty years of measuring social-emotional learning quotients, I've never seen a program that works as well as this one."
--Dr. Kimberly Schonert-Reichl