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Mindful Relationships Part 2- Friendships

EP. 44 | Mindful Relationships Part 2- Friendships

If you think back over the course of your life, you can probably name different friends from different periods of your life.

You may even have certain friends that you rarely see but, when you do, it seems like no time has passed at all. And, if you’re lucky, you are still in contact with a childhood best friend.

Through school, sports, our neighbourhoods, and more, we’ll cross paths with many people and these people will have a tremendous impact on our well-being. This week, we continue our series on relationships with a focus on another influential relationship: friendships.

Friendships are an important part of childhood and growing up. They build a child’s sense of belonging and significance in their world, make a child feel cared for and cared about, and in turn, teach them how to care for others. Healthy friendships play a key role in a child’s emotional growth and their development of important life skills.

Tune in this week as Kelly & Kristi discuss the importance of connecting with others and how we can support and nurture meaningful friendships for our children, such as:

  1. Exploring new interests through friendships
  2. Exposing children to different people through different activities
  3. Accepting that friendships ebb and flow and using that space to create new relationships
  4. Encouraging children to make in-person connections with the prevalence of text messaging and electronics
  5. Helping children understand what a good friendship looks and feels like in themselves and others

This episode is part of a series. Be sure to tune in all month for thoughtful conversations about relationships.

For further reading & learning:

Building Friendships through Yoga

Social Emotional Learning – Yoga and Emotional Intelligence

Sangha: A Community of Yoga Kids

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