Sandra Leftwich
Randy Lee Allen
"Genuine connection sends the message that we are not alone and that we are valued; the good news is that if parents can connect with their child in an authentic manner, the rest will often follow." - Stella O'Malley, psychotherapist, author of Cotton Wool Kids.
Genuine connection sends the message that we are not alone and that

Raising children in an age of anxiety

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Stella O'Malley
Our friend, Dr. Shefali, renowned international speaker, is speaking live at the 2017 California Women's Conference! You can also watch her TedxSF talk on Conscious Parenting here: [ Dalailamacenter.org Link ]
Our friend Dr Shefali renowned international speaker is speaking live at the
3-second brain exercise for finding joy from Google's former happiness guru [ Qz.com Link ] via @qz #HappyFriday
3second brain exercise for finding joy from Googles former happiness guru via

Google’s former happiness guru developed a three-second brain exercise...

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#TBT - Remembering when Goldie Hawn was the opening keynote speaker at our Helping Children Thrive conference in 2013. "We have to be able to teach our children how their brains work" - Goldie Hawn, Academy Award winning actress, producer, director, best-selling author and children’s advocate. The Hawn Foundation signature educational initiative MindUP™ is a family of social, emotional, and...
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TBT Remembering when Goldie Hawn was the opening keynote speaker at our

Heart-Mind 2013: Goldie Hawn - How Mindfulness Helps Children Thrive

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John Burkett
Our learning resource, Heart-Mind Online, shares BuzzFeed's list of 13 Children's Books that Encourage Kindness Towards Others. #EmotionalIntelligence #HeartMind

Learn more from HeartMind Online here: [ Heartmindonline.org Link ]
Our learning resource HeartMind Online shares BuzzFeeds list of 13 Childrens Books

13 Children's Books That Encourage Kindness Towards Others

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Doju Dinajara Freire
Linda Kain Mackos
14 Little Ways to Encourage Kindness: these simple ideas from Parents Magazine teach your children to be nice, generous people, one good deed at a time.

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14 Little Ways to Encourage Kindness these simple ideas from Parents Magazine

14 Little Ways to Encourage Kindness

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Mónica Aguilar
Janice VanOss
Spring is in the air - a season for growth and change. Join us, and emotional intelligence and child development specialist, Angela Low, for new Heart-Mind Workshops. We will share current research, scientific knowledge, best practices and practical strategies related to the promotion of social and emotional development in children. Learn more in our spring newsletter: [ Eepurl.com Link ]
Spring is in the air a season for growth and change Join

New Spring Workshops & Resources - March Newsletter

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Nurturing Resilience: Nine Things Children Need from their Parents, Schools and Communities with Dr. Michael Ungar [ Ow.ly Link ]
Nurturing Resilience Nine Things Children Need from their Parents Schools and Communities

Michael Ungar | Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education

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Pasha Danishek
Fernando Hikishima
Did you know correctly identifying and labeling how we are feeling has a soothing impact on our brains, helping us to calm down? By connecting with children through reading we can help them learn to name and understand their emotions. #EmotionalLiteracy #NameItToTameIt [ Ow.ly Link ]
Did you know correctly identifying and labeling how we are feeling has

Secure and Calm: Sharing a Book

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Mike Pick
Mike Pick
On International Women's Day equality matters!

Countries that are the most gender equal are also the countries that score highest on the happiness scale.
On International Women's Day equality matters
Dani Flowers
Vanessa Henshall
Kimble Mortimer
Daciana Isdraila
Join the Dalai Lama Center for a workshop dedicated to learning how to promote HEART-MIND WELL-BEING in children and youth!

We have a number of workshops coming up that we will be hosted at the Dalai Lama Center over the next few months. To find out more infornation about the workshop and to buy tickets please go to [ Eventbrite.ca Link ]
Join the Dalai Lama Center for a workshop dedicated to learning how

Heart-Mind Workshop

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Today, Pink Shirt Day, is a day to practice kindness! Let’s stand together against bullying.

In British Columbia, for every positive message posted on social media using #PinkShirtPromise between February 6-22, 2017, Shaw and Coast Capital will donate $1 to the CKNW Orphans’ Fund to support local bullying prevention programs.
Today Pink Shirt Day is a day to practice kindness Let’s stand together against bullying
On Valentine's Day it's good to remember that your relationship with your partner has a profound impact on your child's well-being.

What helps relationships to work?

Science says lasting relationships come down to kindness and generosity:

"In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together. But among couples who not only endure, but live happily...
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On Valentines Day its good to remember that your relationship with your

The Secret to Love Is Just Kindness

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Eileen James
Keena Johnson Unkrich
Amanda Shaw
It's Family Day Weekend in British Columbia!

What's the most important thing to do as a parent?
It's Family Day Weekend in British Columbia

Adele Diamond: The most important thing to do as a parent.

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Fascinating article: How Iceland Got Teens to Say No to Drugs
Fascinating article: How Iceland Got Teens to Say No to Drugs

How Iceland Got Teens to Say No to Drugs

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Hans Timpner
Jane Howard
Moira Walsh
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Jane Howard
Jane Howard
The BC Council for Families is excited to introduce a new workshop for those professionals working with youth!

The Hypersexualisation of Youth: Supporting Youth to Navigate and Resist Images in Media

Monday, February 20, 2017; 9:00-10:30 AM at Mount Pleasant
Neighbourhood House in the West Hall

Register here: [ Bccf.ca Link ]

Trainings | BC Council for Families

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Gary Stevenson
Gary Stevenson
Interesting read: What Does a Compassionate Workplace Look Like?

Why empathetic teams make better business deals, how more caring leaders can help prevent corporate scandals, and the steps for cultivating compassion at work.
Interesting read: What Does a Compassionate Workplace Look Like

What Does a Compassionate Workplace Look Like?

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Pasha Danishek