What is Mindfulness? A 7-Year-Old Breaks It Down. 

If you didn't totally understand it in the past, you might this time. 

what is mindfulness

Mindfulness is fun.

It is paying attention to the minute. Be aware of your feelings because if you are mad or sad you could act like hitting or yelling at he or she but if you take it

the drawing shows the problem--moments when you want to act out.

the drawing shows the problem--moments when you want to act out.

slow you will feel better. Just tell he or she or say please stop. A good way to do it is sitting down in a quiet spot and listen to what is around you.

Or other people want to act out.

Or other people want to act out.

Riddle. Mind full or mindful?

Note: the girl is thinking only of the moment, right there, walking the dog. The dog is also mindful, and only thinking of being walked.

Note: the girl is thinking only of the moment, right there, walking the dog. The dog is also mindful, and only thinking of being walked.

But mindfulness is not just sitting. You could be mindful walking, eating, breathing, reading, or even playing! All you have to do to be mindful is pay attention to the minute.

Instructions. Pick from 1.

what is mindfulness

Find chocolate chips. Put them one at a time in your mouth. Let them melt in your mouth before you swallow.

Instructions.

Put glitter in a jar. Shake it up.

glitter jar mindfulness

Pretend your mind is the glitter.

When it is crazy your mind is crazy.

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Alice Arthur lives with her mom and dad in San Francisco, California. She loves to rock climb, dress up in costumes, and make funny faces.