In The Inside Flashlight, Harriet learns to look inside; to observe her thoughts, feelings and body sensations when big feelings come to visit. By naming her experiences, she is able to slow down her reactions and make better choices.
About the Author:
Sara Marlowe is a clinical social worker, children's author, university lecturer, musician and mindfulness practitioner and teacher. She is a trained teacher in MSC (mindful self-compassion) and MARS-A (Mindful awareness and resilience skills for adolescents). She has developed and facilitated numerous mindfulness programs for children, adolescents, parents and families in mental health, educational, hospital and community settings. She is the author of three children's books, No Ordinary Apple: A Story about Eating Mindfully, My New Best Friend, which teaches self-compassion to children, and The Inside Flashlight. She is also the author of the chapter "Supporting Young Children Visited by Big Emotions: Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation and Neurobiology " in Collaborative Therapy and Neurobiology: Evolving Practices in Action (Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin and Jim Duvall, Eds.). Sara can be found online at www.mindfulfamilies.ca.