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Calm Your Thoughts With This DIY Mindfulness Jar

Mindfulness & Grounding techniques have been life savers for my anxiety. As the glitter settles, notice your breath and your thoughts settling down, too.

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Best instructions on making a Settle Down Jar from Momma Owl's Lab. She tells how to adjust the settling time.

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What a neat way to have your child take a break/time out to calm down. There have been multiple times in our house when this would have been very helpful!

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This is a mindfulness jar. The glitter represents your thoughts and emotions. As the glitter settles and you sit still, notice your breath and your thoughts settling down, too.

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Hush Bottles: the calm down solution- Fill a bottle with 3/4 water, one bottle of glitter glue, & ultra fine glitter. Then send this bottle with your child to timeout and they can watch it settle to calm them. Once the glitter is settled their time is up!

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Mind Jar -- meditation tool for all ages: "when stressed, overwhelmed, or upset, imagine the glitter as your thoughts/emotions. when you shake the jar, imagine your head full of whirling thoughts/emotions. then watch as they slowly settle together, and you calm down."

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shake the jar and watch the glitter swirl, like our emotions. Let it rest and watch how the glitter settles in its own time, just like our emotions

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