Interview with Susan Kaiser Greenland

In Taking Charge of Your Health and Wellbeing, an educational initiative from the University of Minnesota, Susan Kaiser Greenland, author of The Mindful Child and Mindful Games, talks about how to help incorporate mindfulness into your child's life.

Skip ahead in the video to hear Susan talk about:

0:31  How she defines mindfulness
1:28  Why it's important to teach mindfulness to children
2:12  How you can start practicing with your child
2:52  Special considerations for teenagers
3:32  A touching example of how this practice has worked for Susan's own children
4:32  How mindfulness can help a child manage strong emotions
6:17  Whether or not you should have your child adopt a formal meditation practice
7:24  Current research about how mindfulness affects children
8:08  The Inner Kids Program and how it works
8:50  Special advice for parents and professionals who are expanding their own mindfulness practice