Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More

Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement, and More

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Overview

For kids ages 8 to 12, this is an accessible and fun meditation and mindfulness how-to book filled with full-color illustrations, written by Mallika Chopra and with a foreword by Deepak Chopra.

Just Breathe is a fun and accessible, fully illustrated go-to meditation guide written by none other than Mallika Chopra, wellness expert and the daughter of Deepak Chopra. For kids ages 8 to 12, this book is full of specific exercises to help deal with day-to-day challenges and tips to lead a healthier, happier, and more connected life. The book includes practical advice on breathing techniques and guided meditations for a number of topics and scenarios, including:

  • Dealing with stress
  • Getting to sleep
  • Building self-confidence
  • Focusing on school/tests/other work
  • Ridding oneself of anxiety


Beginners will learn the basics of meditation and how to get started, and those more experienced will learn how to improve their practice. This book will also teach kids how to prepare their own meditation spaces. Just Breathe is the go-to book for kids who want to learn more about mindfulness and meditation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762491582
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 08/28/2018
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 58,058
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Mallika Chopra is a mom, media entrepreneur, public speaker and published author. She is the author of Just Breathe: Meditation, Mindfulness, Movement and More and Just Feel: How to be Stronger, Healthier, Happier and More, accessible, fun, how-to books filled with full-color illustrations written for 8-12 year olds. In Living With Intent: My Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace and Joy, Mallika shares insights she gained while seeking meaning and balance as a mom and entrepreneur who felt she was overwhelmed by work, family and too many responsibilities. Mallika has taught meditation to thousands of people, and enjoys speaking to audiences around the world about intention, balance and living a life of purpose.

Brenna Vaughan's work is a blend of digital and traditional media that combines watercolor, ink, and acrylic with digital techniques. She has a BFA in illustration from Memphis College of Art and lives in the St. Louis, Missouri, area.

Table of Contents

Foreword Deepak Chopra, M.D ix

Introduction 1

Who Am I, and Why Am I Writing This Book? 1

What Are We Talking about Here? 2

What Is Stress? 3

Understanding Your Brain and Your Body 4

How Meditation Can Help You 5

Building a Habit 6

How to Do the Exercises in This Book 6

That Safe, Happy Place 9

Breathe 11

What Your Breathing Tells You 12

Just Breathe 13

Breathing Meditation 15

Blow Those Butterflies Away 16

Falling Asleep 19

Help, I Have a Headache! 20

A Meditation for Pain 22

Cooling Down 25

Bumblebee Breath 26

Move 27

Moving Is Good! 28

Walking Meditations 28

A Routine Walk in a New Way 29

A Real Slow and Quiet Walk 32

What Is Yoga? 35

Yoga Poses 35

Be Silent 47

The Sounds around Me 48

The Power of Silence 49

I Am 50

Find Your Word 53

A Quiet Meal 54

Disconnect, Please? 56

The Clouds in the Sky 58

Being Alone 60

A Meditation for the Planet 63

Kindness for Yourself and Others 64

Notice 67

The Power of Noticing 68

What's Happening Both Inside and Outside? 69

Be Aware of Your Body 71

Notice What You Are Eating 74

Notice Your Inner Voice 77

Notice Your Words to Others 78

Just Stop for a Moment 78

Test Jitters 79

Transitions 80

Be Aware of Listening 83

A Different Perspective 85

Trusting Your Inner Voice 88

Bully Beware 90

Ask Questions 91

Intents 92

How Does an Intent Work? 92

Setting an Intent 93

Who Am I? 95

What Do I Want? 96

How Can I Serve? 96

What Am I Grateful For? 98

Who Are My Heroes? 100

Create 101

Your Special Place 102

Color! Color! 103

You Can Create the Life You Want 104

The Power of Your Mind 107

How Do You See the Glass? 108

Choosing How You Treat Others 110

Imagine Who You Can Be 111

Author's Note 115

Resources 116

Acknowledgments 117

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