Mental Health Superpowers ⚡

Mental Health Superpowers ⚡

After such a tough year, it’s not surprising that mental health is in the news. Everyone is doing their best to deal with the challenges that have cropped up - so we want to help and offer something that kids can actually DO to proactively learn about and take care of their mental health.

This collection of techniques and tips will help build resilience and boost confidence to help us take care of our mental health!

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Mental Health Superpowers ⚡
  • The Body Scan Meditation | Zen Den

    A weekly 15-minute meditation which works for both kids and grown-ups! Benefits: improved self awareness, deep relaxation and better focus 😌☀️

    One of the foundations of mental health is awareness. That’s why the body scan exercise is such a powerful tool. As far as ‘meditation’ practices go, th...

  • How to Make Good Choices! (app exclusive) | Zen Den

    Jaime introduces us to the traffic light technique for making good choices. Stop - Breathe - Choose!

  • YOGA CLUB! Week 40 - Kids Yoga For Mental Health 🌈

    It’s been a challenging year, so it’s more important than ever to take care of yourself - mentally and physically. Included in our mental health episode for Mental Health Awareness Month you'll find:

    🌈A Yoga Adventure with Lulu the lion cub where we learn how to deal with frustration and explo...

  • How To Make A Magic Worry Box (app exclusive)

    To make a Magic Worry Box you need:
    An empty tissue box - decorate it, wrap it in some nice paper, add stickers or sequins! You could make it look like a monster by adding googly eyes, teeth & pom poms - then it’s like the monster eats your worries when you put them inside! Make sure it has a hol...

  • Be the Pond | Zen Den

    A short mindfulness video for kids. In this episode of Cosmic Kids Zen Den I explain in a kid-friendly way that we are separate from our thoughts. They come and go - and we can observe them. There's a really clever way of remembering this - our mind is like a pond full of fish. The fish are our ...

  • Finding Your Happy Place 😊 | Zen Den (app exclusive)

    Anchoring means thinking of something that makes us feel happy - like hugging a dog! 🐶 In this Zen Den app exclusive, Jaime teaches us how to find our own anchor or 'happy place' and when to use it!

  • Mindful Walking | Zen Den

    Join Jaime on a special Zen Den field frip - a mindful walk in the beautiful countryside!
    Mindful walking is a way of noticing what's going on around you while you take a walk. Instead of racing to where you're going, you take your time and really notice what you see, hear and feel.

  • Thought Bubbles | Zen Den

    Another Zen Den mindfulness video!
    Jaime explains how thoughts work. They're like bubbles which come and go (POP!)
    Have fun understanding how your thinking works - and learn that every thought is just a passing bubble!

  • Cosmic Counting | Peace Out: Guided Meditation

    Peace Out is a series of guided relaxations, written and voiced by Jaime, introducing mindfulness to kids aged 5+

  • 5 Calming Yoga Poses For Kids ✨

    Cat-cow, pigeon, tree, dog and whale pose make a wonderful way to start or finish your day! ✨

  • 5 MindfulnessExercises for Kids

    Introduce mindfulness at a young age with these simple exercises. Finger Breathing, Settling Thoughts, Listening Game, Counting Breaths, Visualisation,

  • The Owl and the Guard Dog | Zen Den

    Jaime tells a story from a childhood math lesson, to illustrate how the amygdala (our 'guard dog') can be so good at protecting us - a little TOO good - that it stops the thinking part of our brain (our 'owl' - the pre-frontal cortex) from doing its work!