Mindfully slowing things down

My mission as I’ve told you before is to SLOW THINGS DOWN There is familiarity, creative knowledge building and a sense of calm that comes from repetition for children. Repetition is also a valuable tool in children’s literacy acquisition. It is our adult...
Nothing to see here folks!

Nothing to see here folks!

Welcome! Thank you for finding your way to The Bodhi Tree and Stacey and for wanting to make a difference in the world, by sharing the audio meditation and mindfulness with children. It’s a fast paced unpredicatable world, we click a button and all we need,...

Holding Hands

Hold your own hand Interlock your hands, do it now without even thinking about it. Now take them apart and interlock them again this time with the opposite thumb on top and the fingers all moved. Experience the sensation, it’s different.  To me it feels as though I’m...
Little mind shifts, creating big impact.

Little mind shifts, creating big impact.

Simple, just change our minds! Whoa, Whoa, Whoa, that’s not simple at all. 44 years I’ve been creating this mind. Growing up, learning, listening, being and creating meaning for every single part of it. Changing my mind, seems way too hard, in fact not even possible....
Take off the itchy sweater!

Take off the itchy sweater!

You know, that behaviour, or those behaviours that our children exhibit. Here’s the thing, it’s not you. The behaviours are not yours. Please don’t own them, don’t take them on, don’t wear them like an itchy course knitted woolen sweater. Look at the behaviour, stop...
Get there early

Get there early

Before anything else we are human beings. As we move through our lives we collect stories about ourselves and right, wrong or indifferent, they come into play a lot! Here’s what I propose. Let’s practice shifting aside the stories, concerns, fears, worries before we...