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Custom Made Meditation

Apparently 1 in 6 Australian's are meditating, but yet I don't hear many people talking about their practice or sharing tips. I am wondering why but whilst I ponder that, I thought I'd share some of what I think is my Custom Made Meditation.

There was a trick I learned for calming my anxious daughter (pictured above in one of her less anxious moments) and when I worked through it with her, I noticed that I too benefited from this short practice which is easy to remember and seems to appeal to kids.

Upon noticing that she is getting wound up or overreacting to what I can see is a tiny issue, I ask Franki to name:

5 things you can see

4 things you can hear

3 things you can feel

2 things you can smell

1 thing you can taste

I've noticed that my daughter can do an instant 180 and without force, she can make sense of the situation.

For me, I find t