by Mark Pearson
There are step-by-step guidelines for planning, presenting and integrating inner-life skills programs in-group work as well as family and group communication games.
How can we build children's self-esteem and sense of well being? This book aims to guide teachers, youth workers, counsellors and parents through a range of accessible personal development exercises for children and adolescents, introducing relaxation, visualisation and mediation skills. There are step-by-step guidelines for planning, presenting and integrating inner-life skills programs in-group work as well as family and group communication games.
Readers will learn new methods for teaching relaxation and quiet inner focus, movement mediations, and exercises that develop emotional, spiritual and intellectual awareness and self-esteem. These exercises aim to help students gain new-found creativity, a language to articulate their feelings, and skills for attaining a calm and balanced outlook.
11in x 8.5in, 176pp
Preface. Introduction. 1. A new view of the landscape. 2. Acknowledging the silent ground. 3. A practical guide for presenters. 4. Feeling the warmth of the sun. 5. Practising freedom, grace and beauty. 6. Journey to the centre of the Earth. 7. Cultivating creative seeds. 8. Reclaiming a lost world. 9. Attending to each moment of life. 10. Building bridges through play. Appendix 1. Gestalt role-play question sheet. Appendix 2. Some cross-cultural sources. Appendix 3. Music. Appendix 4. Four Element Sheet. Resources. Glossary. Index of exercises. General Index.
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