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Sewing: An Effective, Easy Exercise in Mindfulness for Kids

Posted by Emily Daly on

Sewing: An Effective, Easy Exercise in Mindfulness for Kids

A guest blog by Neve from WeTheParents Have you ever found that sitting down with your sewing basket to work on a project helps take your mood from bad to good? Maybe you've noticed that it helps to clear your thoughts and keep you focused on what you're doing, naturally making you feel calm. This is because hands-on crafts like sewing are mindful activities. They require us to be present in and accepting of the moment, an act which can reduce our anxiety, depression, and stress over time. Mindfulness is often recommended by therapists and other mental health professionals as a...

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