Bouncing Ball Mindfulness
This relaxation for children (and the young at heart) describes following a bouncing ball on an adventure.
It teaches children to be mindful of the sights and sounds of their experience. Mindfulness is often
natural for children and this audio helps to enhance their ability to focus in a mindful way. It also
teaches slow breathing and helps with relaxation. About 12 minutes.
This may be used while sitting or lying down in
a quiet, comfortable place. Just close
your eyes and listen without trying to force
yourself to relax. If your mind wanders,
gently bring yourself back to focus on the
This audio may be used for sleep. Just allow yourself to gently drift off. You may awaken
whenever you are ready. Relaxation at bedtime allows for a more restful sleep.
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Do not use while operating a car!