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Austin children’s author encourages mindfulness, embracing Spanish
Gabi Garcia wanted to find more books that encouraged teaching mindfulness to children. When she couldn’t, she decided to do it herself, and also made them available in Spanish..
It’s Not Too Late To Get In Touch With Your Inner Child With These 9 AAPI-Authored Children’s Books
Children’s books don’t have to be just for kids. Curl up with a cute book with your favorite kiddo. In celebration of Children’s Picture Book Day, check out these 9 AAPI-authored books
Listening with my Heart: Book Review and Positive Self Talk Activity
It is truly a wonderful book for exploring self-compassion and positive self-talk with elementary school students!
Podcast: Foster Positive Self Talk & Emotional Awareness w Gabi Garcia
Join Yoga In My School founder, Donna Freeman, as she chats with counsellor, teacher, author Gabi Garcia about how we can foster positive self talk and emotional awareness in children.
Austin Author Draws On Counseling Career To Pen Kids’ Books
Informed by 16 years as counselor and 4 years as teacher, Gabi Garcia has penned children’s books touching on important issues.
The Best Tools for Mindfulness with Children that Promote Focus and Calm
The benefits of mindfulness with kids are many (increased focus, self-control, better mood, better sleep, lower anxiety, etc). The children’s book Listening to my Body by Gabi Garcia does a fantastic job helping kids better understand the mind-body connection by explaining the interrelationship between the physical sensations in their bodies and their emotions.
15 Spanish/Bilingual Books about Feelings
Here is a list of books that can help your student (or child) to not only recognize how they are feeling, but also to express and deal with those emotions. It also reassures them that they are not the only ones that feel that way, which is a great conversation starter.
Recommended Reading: Moving Forward
Get ready to read! Here is a list of recommended books that address our Action Book Club theme: Moving Forward, celebrating growth, resilience, and well-being for all. We think you’ll find something that inspires you!