Mindfulness is Your Superpower: A Book About Finding Focus and Cultivating Calm (My Superpowers) (Paperback)

Mindfulness is Your Superpower: A Book About Finding Focus and Cultivating Calm (My Superpowers) By Lauren Stockly, Zach Grzeszkowiak (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lauren Stockly, Zach Grzeszkowiak (Illustrator)
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Show kids the power of staying present and finding your calm—an introduction to mindfulness for ages 5 to 7

Learning awareness of your feelings and surroundings is an important part of growing up—and it's never too early to start. This adorable, illustrated storybook teaches young kids how to be curious and resilient in the face of challenges through realistic examples that are easy to understand.

It's written with clear language and even includes discussion questions and activities that encourage kids and their families to talk about what they learned and start using their new skills every day.

See how mindfulness can be a superpower for kids:

Mindfulness heroes—Little superheroes Ming and Mateo model easy, age-appropriate ways for kids to be more mindful.

Setting a good example—Kids will learn how to let go of angry feelings, pause to think before reacting, and inspire others to do the same.

A lifetime of emotional intelligence—The tips, reflections, and exercises in this mindfulness book will help kids learn emotional skills they can use for the rest of their lives.

Help them navigate new situations and feel more in control with this fun and friendly social skills book for kids.

About the Author

LAUREN STOCKLY, LCSW, RPT-S, ECMHS, PPSC, is a child and adolescent therapist who specializes in using play therapy to treat trauma and support emotional growth for children and families. In addition to her practice, Lauren runs the Creative Play Therapist blog and serves on the board of the California Association for Play Therapy. She is also the author of the award-winning children’s book Be Mindful of Monsters and founder of Bumble BLS, a new line of kid-friendly tools that help soothe the nervous system.

ZACH GRZESZKOWIAK is a graphic designer and illustrator. He creates both digital and printed marketing materials like logos, infographics, and catalogs. Some of his favorite things to draw are animals and spooky creatures. His favorite projects involve educating, storytelling, and helping a cause.

Praise For…

"What an amazing book! Mindfulness Is Your Superpower has a way of secretly teaching kids how mindfulness works without them ever knowing they are learning a brand new skill! Lauren has a beautiful way of implementing mindfulness with sensitivity, creativity, and passion. She has a deep understanding of how kids learn, think, and feel, and it shows throughout the book. This is a great addition to any kid's library." —Kelli Miller, LCSW, MSW, bestselling author of Thriving with ADHD: A Workbook for Kids

"Mindfulness Is Your Superpower highlights a child's ability to learn mindful regulation skills and self-control in real-world common examples. The beautiful graphics and language provide psychoeducation on mindfulness with engagement exercises to further understanding and practice of the skills learned. This approach is helpful for a range of ages to begin to use the skills of mindfulness as a superpower in their own lives." —Cary Hamilton LMHC, RPT-S, CMHS, NCC, CDWF, therapist and trainer

"I love how this book offers children a straightforward and easy-to-understand approach to mindfulness! The strategies are presented in a practical and engaging way that captivates children and helps them absorb the subject matter. As a licensed therapist working with children, I see how mindfulness has many health and wellness benefits for kids—emotionally, socially, and physically. I highly recommend this book and am thrilled to see educational and empowering children's books, like Mindfulness Is Your Superpower, written by licensed mental health therapists." —Lauren Mosback, LPC, NCC, author of the Super Skills book series

"As they grow and develop, every child experiences feelings that are confusing and difficult to understand. As an adult, how do you navigate difficult emotions to maintain a feeling of calm? What superpower do you use? In this much-needed book, Lauren introduces us to the amazing superpower of mindfulness! The characters in the story are relatable and encourage children to explore and embrace emotions in kid-friendly ways!" —Dr. KatySue Tillman, child psychologist and author

"Mindfulness Is Your Superpower is an incredibly unique, thoughtful, special gift for children and their parents to find mindful moments in a chaotic world. I particularly enjoy how on every page, there are questions to help children focus, pause, and apply the lessons to their own life. It is a brilliantly crafted book that will help to regulate and soothe stress and overwhelm, and beyond that, instill a sense of empowerment to rise above the stressors in our lives, like the superheroes we are! As a child psychologist, I cannot wait to use this book to help my superhero child clients and their families!" —Dr. Parie Faridnia, child psychologist, registered yoga teacher and registered play therapist-supervisor

Product Details
ISBN: 9781638783992
ISBN-10: 1638783993
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: April 19th, 2022
Pages: 50
Language: English
Series: My Superpowers