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By Goldie Hawn

"Goldie Hawn embodies pride and pleasure, and 10 conscious Minutes radiates those. Her booklet will help any adult-parent, grandparent, teacher-make double use in their moments with the youngsters they love and feature a good time whereas supporting form that child's mind for a life of resilience and happiness."
-Daniel Goleman, writer of Emotional Intelligence

Across the rustic, the progressive MindUP application, which used to be built less than the auspices of the Hawn starting place, proven through Goldie Hawn, is instructing teenagers very important social and emotional talents. through knowing how their brains paintings, young ones become aware of the place their feelings come from and turn into extra self-aware. They learn how to take pleasure in the sensory points in their lives and to worth the optimistic results of mindfulness, compassion, and kindness. This, in flip, empowers them to deal with and decrease their very own stress-and is helping them be happy.

Those who've visible the extraordinary results of this software were wanting to the best way to enforce it of their personal houses and use its practices for themselves, too. Now, for the 1st time, its secrets and techniques are being shared with all mom and dad and kids in 10 conscious Minutes.

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Daniel Goleman, PhD 32 10 Mindful Minutes ments without predators, the stress response can turn on auto­ matically no matter what the perceived danger. It can arise during relationship problems, money worries, or difficult living conditions—none of which may be actual threats to our lives, but the brain does not always distinguish. (If you remember how you reacted during the last scary movie you saw, you’ll realize how your thinking mind has to overcome the amygdala’s more or less automatic response to danger.

I recall those feelings so vividly and, of course, now know that they were hormonally induced. The beautiful thing is that we can use the memory of what it was like to go through those hormonal shifts and changes in dealing with the frustrations within our blossoming teens. TECHNOLOGY AND THE BRAIN Adults and children alike have become adept at multitasking—or so we like to think. We have to be, to keep up with the demands of life in the twenty-first century and the explosion in the use of technological and communication devices.

The “new” or cortical brain plays a key role in memory, at­ tention, perceptual awareness, thought, language, and con­ sciousness. The biggest part of the cortical brain is the prefron­ The amygdala is where the heart tal cortex (PFC), located right meets the mind and emotional behind the forehead. The PFC significance is linked to the data is like a Wise Old Owl that ob­ received to evaluate its pleasure serves, analyzes, and remem­ value. bers information. It is in charge —Judy Willis, MD, MEd of the executive functions— thinking, planning, reasoning, problem solving, decision making, and impulse control.

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