September 2018 Bar Bulletin
By Barbara Swatt Engstrom
At the elementary school that my children attend, a parent volunteer teaches a mindfulness workshop series. The kids love the workshops and will often tell me about techniques that they have learned. When they are particularly anxious about something, one of the best ways for me to help them is to say, “What would Jeannie (their mindfulness teacher) tell you to do?”
They know that focusing on breathing or squishing all the muscles in their bodies one by one and then slowly releasing them will help them feel better. The wonderful thing about the mindfulness workshop is...