Good Morning, Sunshine!: A Story of Mindfulness by Trina MarkussonGood Morning, Sunshine!: A Story of Mindfulness by Trina Markusson

Good Morning, Sunshine!: A Story of Mindfulness

byTrina MarkussonIllustratorJames Hearne

Picture Books | October 1, 2016

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Zachary wakes up feeling worried. His tummy flippity-flops. His heart drums fast. What if today's spelling test is too hard? What if he's too nervous to give his book report? Together with his mother, he learns about the power of mindfulness and uses 6 mindfulness tools to find peace and happiness in the precious present moment.

About The Author

Trina Markusson is a teacher/speaker who loves to share the gift of living in the present moment with children and adults alike. She lives in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada with her three sons and husband. When she isn't in her classroom, Trina enjoys playing outside, biking, sitting in nature, visiting family and cheering on her sons in...

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Title:Good Morning, Sunshine!: A Story of MindfulnessFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:34 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.13 inPublished:October 1, 2016Publisher:Your Nickel's Worth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927756774

ISBN - 13:9781927756775

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Good Morning, Sunshine! tells the story of how Zachary’s Mom helps him to understand his feelings of angst and worry about the tasks he must do at school that day. His mom demonstrates six strategies Zachary can use to help him cope with his feelings of anxiety and worry. Zachary learns how to be mindful and how to turn his feelings of ill-ease to happy ones.Trina Markusson has created a masterpiece to assist parents and educators alike in supporting children who worry and feel anxious in their daily life. The concept of mindfulness and the six strategies suggested are truly helpful for both child and adult alike. The colourful and delightful illustrations demonstrate how the mindful exercises help Zachary to settle and find both comfort and peace as he relaxes his mind and body and turns angst into ease and joy. “Everything is all right in this moment” breaks down the troubled times into easily manageable chunks of the present. This is truly an excellent resource to help children and adults deal with troubling thoughts and stressful times. Thematic Links: Anxiety; Mindfulness--Sharon Armstrong, Resource Links, Vol. 22, No. 3.