Teaching Our Children to Help Themselves Be Happy
Practical, timely, relevant, and inspiring, 10 Mindful Minutes is Goldie Hawns gift to parents who want to help their children learn better and live happier lives.
Inspired by the revolutionary MindUP program (developed under the auspices of the Hawn Foundation), the book offers easy-to-grasp insights from current behavioral, psychological, and neurological studies to show how our thoughts, emotions, and actionsincluding our ability to focus, manage stress, and learnare all exquisitely interconnected.
Hawn presents simple and practial ways to develop mindfulness in children and parents alike, and shares her own heartfelt experiences with the challenges and joys of parenting.
Goldie Hawn is the founder of the Hawn Foundation, as well as an international childrens advocate and enthusiastic campaigner for the mindful celebration of life. An Academy Awardwinning actress, producer, and director, she is also a mother and grandmother.
"Hawn's gentle, heartfelt approach to mothering and her mission to help children develop happier, healthier lives will be both useful and inspiring for parents." Publishers Weekly
"Goldie Hawn embodies delight and joy, and 10 Mindful Minutes radiates these. Her book can help any adult parent, grandparent, teacher make double use of their moments with the children they love and have a terrific time while helping shape that childs brain for a lifetime of resilience and happiness." Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
"An excellent guide that offers simple, effective ways for stressed parents to create calmer, kinder, happier families."
Deirdre Donahue, USA Today
"This is a remarkable book. It is full of wisdom for us allparents and other caregiversinviting us to taste mindfulness for ourselves."
Mark Williams, director of the University of Oxford Mindfulness Centre and autho