And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom

Anais Nin


Buron, Kari Dunn (2006). When My Worries Get Too Big: A Relaxation Book for Children who Live with Anxiety (great breathing/self-regulation exercise)
Harper,Jennifer Cohen (2013). Little Flower Yoga for Kids (foreword by Daniel Siegel, MD) (great chapters on breathing and relaxation)
Karst, Patrice (2000). The Invisible String (can be adapted to all ages re: “continuing bonds).
Kwaymullina, A. & E. The Two-Hearted Numbat (2009). All ages (self-care).
Paradis, Susan (2012). EDNA (about an elephant with worries–can be adapted to all ages).
Roberts, Lisa (2014). Breathe, Chill: A Handy Book of Games and Techniques Introducing Breathing, Meditation, and Relaxation to Kids and Teens (breathing techniques!)
Rubenstein, Lauren (2014). Visiting Feelings (school age).
Seuss, Dr. (1996). My Many Colored Days (young children re: all the different ways we might feel)
Thich Nhat Hanh (2012). A Handful of Quiet (guided imagery, can be adapted for all ages)
Whitehouse, Elaine (1998). There’s A Volcano in My Tummy (school aged kids)