A Handful of Quiet

A Handful of Quiet

Happiness in Four Pebbles

Book - 2012
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A Handful of Quiet presents one of the best known and most innovative meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh as part of the Plum Village community's practice with children. Pebble meditation is a playful and fun activity that parents and educators can do with their children to introduce them to meditation. It is designed to involve children in a hands-on and creative way that touches on their interconnection with nature. Practicing pebble meditation can help relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude, and can help children deal with difficult emotions. A Handful of Quiet is a concrete activity that parents and educators can introduce to children in school settings, in their local communities or at home, in a way that is meaningful and inviting. Any adult wishing to plant seeds of peace, relaxation, and awareness in children will find this unique meditationguide helpful. Children can also enjoy doing pebble meditation on their own. Beautiful color illustrations by Wietske Vriezen, illustrator of Planting Seeds (ISBN-13- 978-1-935209-80-5) and Mindful Movements (978-1-888375-79-4).
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Parallax Press, c2012
ISBN: 9781937006211
1937006212
Branch Call Number: Ju Parenting 294.344 NHA

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Chapel_Hill_KrystalB May 24, 2019

I came across this one by Thich Nhat Hanh at just the right time. It's a meditation exercise for kids but adults will also find some big reminders in this tiny package. One that resonated with me, “There is a mountain inside each of us and it keeps us solid and calm.”

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