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Instructions for life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.

Mary Oliver

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Book Launch! Sunday, Dec. 4th, Bloor-Gladstone Library, 1101 Bloor St. W, Toronto, ON, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Mindfulness & self-compassion activities for the whole family. Hosted by the hilariously mindful Elaine Smookler.
"This is an absolutely delightful book that perfectly delivers the message of self-compassion in a way that is fun and easy to understand for kids. Parents who buy this book for their children will be giving them a gift to last a lifetime." -- Kristin Neff, Ph.D., author of Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself

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Reviews, colouring pages and book trailer.


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Snow Globe Meditation

Snow globe meditation for children.



Nurturing connection, one breath at a time...