EVENT: SELF REGULATION SKILLS FOR KIDS on August 13, 2022

SUPER-KID POWER: SELF REGULATION SKILLS FOR KIDS With Janai ‘Grandma Boom’ Mestrovich – For Children Ages 4-8 Saturday, Aug. 13, 10:30-11:30am Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library – 1757 Ashland St. $25 Suggested Donation – Limited Space- MUST RSVP FUN techniques that teach children the foundation for Self-Regulation: »Going From Tense to Calm »How to Switch Gears…

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Finding Your Happiness Generator

’ll be happy when……… Don’t we all know that ploy? It’s the carrot and the stick out in front of us with the promise of ecstatic upliftment. But there has to be a catch….. always a catch of something happening, something being purchased, someone calling, money coming our way…. and the list goes on. Happiness…

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Benefits of NOT Acting Your Age

My knees were sore from crawling on a hard tile floor under the table, around corners, racing across the room with my toddler grandson. Entering into his toddler world and leaving my age range created an unforgettable bonding experience. My bony knees reminded me when to stop crawling. I respected that limitation after 20 minutes…

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Benefits of Talking to Yourself Out Loud

Approximately 1989: “MOM! Why do you talk to yourself so much?” Me: “Because I listen and don’t talk back!” My children questioned my ‘ways’ and wondered if I was “OK,” hahaha. 2021: “MOM! Do you realize how much you talk to yourself out loud?” “YES! Tradition! And now I LISTEN and respond! Pandemic isolation and…

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Interview – SUPERKID POWER RECYCLING HEROES Community Project

Get ready! Here’s a new exciting community building project that is both simple and timeless. Introducing the SuperKid Power Recycling Bag Project brought to you by the one and only Janai ‘Grandma Boom’ Mestrovich. In today’s interview, I speak with her about this visionary project and mission of social-emotional learning. We discuss the project and…

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Smiling is a Natural Drug

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” William Arthur Ward No one ever saw her smile. No one ever heard her speak a word. Ten years old, V lived in an isolation unit at a state institution where I worked for a summer in the late sixties. V sat and stared, rocking back…

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Self-Healing, Surgery, and Awesome Aging

“If I was writing a book, you would be on the cover!” The leg surgeon proclaimed his acknowledgment and released me two months early. The x-rays spoke for themselves, showing the rod from my left knee to my ankle was healed prematurely. He asked what I was doing. That was 16 years ago. This spring…

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Fear Can Freeze or Free Human Potential

Fear’s dagger paralyzed me. I was 9 years old, playing outside at dusk in the humid Kansas summer evening. Dad was working outside. I ran into the dimly lit basement seeking a toy. A foot high dark figure appeared in front of me, hissing as it drew closer. I froze. Snake! I could not find…

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Beyond the Mask… Connecting Heart to Heart

The third grader was delivered to my office door in the elementary school, arm clasped by the principal, janitor and counselor who were all restraining him in his writhing state. The boy had just attempted suicide, having worn an angry mask for weeks. The principal knocked, suddenly opening my door. My job was to work…

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Nourishing Holistic Aging with the Playful Inner Child

Nourishing Holistic Aging with the Playful Inner Child

“Play is the highest form of research.” – Albert Einstein 8 years ago….”Grandma Boom, let’s see how many ways we can make the train cars CRASH!” My preschool age grandson beckoned to me as he caused a derailing that registered 9.5 on the living room richter sound scale. Having been a 60’s headband-wearing, jean skirt-donning…

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