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singing bowls and mindfulness for children – inspired by Thich Nhat Hahn

In a previous post, I mentioned my retreat experience with the wonderful Thich Nhat Hahn. One of the mindfulness practices that struck a chord with me was ‘inviting the bell to sing’. This is my interpretation of what this means and how you can teach children to practise using this to help aid their meditation.

‘Inviting the bell’ to sing is where a singing bowl or bell is used as a form of meditation practise. It is something we can use to help children learn mindfulness, meditation and to help improve their concentration levels.

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