Mindfulness for Mini’s! Our Five Favourite Wellness Tips for Children

In this confusing and challenging time, it’s more important than ever to look after our physical and mental health. It’s never too early to learn how to practice a little bit of self-care! Here are our five favourite (and super easy!) tips to practice wellness at home with the children.

1. Exercise

Get the endorphins pumping and have a boogie with a kid friendly dance party or take some time out and to get zen with an online yoga class – choose what works for you and your child. Exercise can relieve stress and tension and boosts the mood big time!

2. Eat a good meal

Eating well can give improve sleep quality and boost energy and concentration. Try some of these super simple (and quick) recipes for healthy weeknight options that won’t break the bank. Even better, get the kids involved with these easy recipes!

3. Get outside

Nature has been repeatedly found to have major benefits on mental and physical health. Check out these 25 Things to Do in Social Isolation (Outdoors.)

4. Show gratitude

Taking time regularly to reflect upon things you are grateful for has been scientifically shown to have incredible emotional benefits. We love these tips with some great ideas for how to introduce practicing gratitude in your home.

5. It’s cool to be kind

Showing compassion and kindness releases positivity and reduces stress. Join the Rainbow Trail to spread some colour and joy in these testing times.