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Each Breath a Smile

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Each Breath a Smile introduces preschool-aged children to mindful breathing. Through beautiful color illustrations, children learn to connect with their breathing to help them experience calmness and enjoy a deeper relationship with their friends and family. Illustrations of trees, frogs, crickets, and birds remind them of the many simple joys available in the world around ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published January 2nd 2002 by Plum Blossom Books
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Each Breath a Smile, a story told by Sister Susan, but based on the teachings by Thich Nhat Hanh, a Vietnamese Zen Master, is verse based on mindful living for children. The text describes peaceful and calm activity and awareness. Such as, "Listen to the wind. Listen to the birds. Listen to the crickets and the frogs. Listen very quietly to you breathing...Breathing in, I am blooming like a flower. Breathing out, I feel fresh. Flower, fresh." The watercolor illustrations correlate nicely with th ...more
I love this book, the illustrations are beautiful and the overall message is important for children to learn. My classroom enjoyed reading this book over and over. My only complaint is that it talks about each child having a "mommy and daddy." Naturally, this isn't always true these days.
We read this every evening. It helps center us and helps our daughter relax before bed.
Best meditation book, bar none.
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Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh is a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered throughout the world for his powerful teachings and bestselling writings on mindfulness and peace.

His key teaching is that, through mindfulness, we can learn to live happily in the present moment—the only way to truly develop peace, both in one’s self and in the world.

Thich Nhat Hanh has published over 100 ti
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