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Book By Author:  Heidi Thompson

Calm Focus Joy: The Power of Breath Awareness
 Calm Focus Joy: The Power of Breath Awareness
 Self Help

Calm Focus Joy: The Power of Breath Awareness - A Practical Guide for Adults and Children is written for parents, teachers, doctors, and child-care professionals wanting to help children learn how to focus and calm down.

The book's comprehensive ten-step program includes everything needed to learn breath awareness and then teach children. After only a few sessions, you will experience inner transformation and calmness. Breath awareness helps overcome unhealthy habits and addictions and offers a way to prevent and relieve symptoms of ADD and ADHD.  

Breath awareness is easy to learn and is one the simplest, most effective stress-reducing, focusing techniques. It is being practiced by millions of people worldwide. Scientific research has proven that breath awareness can relieve depression, reduce anxiety, stimulate brain growth, increase focus, enhance learning, and promote health and happiness. People who practice breath awareness report both immediate and long-term benefits. Calm Focus Joy offers in-depth instructions, teaching strategies, stories, answers to common questions, suggestions on facilitating breath awareness programs. As well, there is an extensive chapter on current scientific research - virtually everything you will need to successfully learn and teach breath awareness is contained in the book.

Calm Focus Joy is an engaging manual that all children should be exposed to. Thompson’s strategies present a clear and plainspoken guide for all ages. I would highly recommend it to teachers and parents for their students and children” Dr. Bob Chaudhuri, psychotherapist and medical instructor, University of Toronto.

Author, artist, and teacher Heidi Thompson has been practicing breath awareness for thirty years. In 1996, she pioneered a breath awareness program and was one of the first to introduce it into B.C. public schools. For over 15 years, she has been helping children feel calmer, empowered, confident, and focused.



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Author:  Heidi Thompson