Posts From Susan Verde

Susan Verde

Susan Verde is currently living in East Hampton, New York with her twin boys Joshua and Gabriel and her daughter Sophia where she writes children’s books and teaches kid’s yoga and mindfulness. Her children, her practice and the ocean at her doorstep keep her constantly connected and inspired. She is the award winning author of multiple picture books include The Water Princess and the best-selling I Am Yoga and its sequel I Am Peace, a book of mindfulness.  

Stop the Negative Self-Talk! Give Yourself a #mindhug

We would never say to our friends, family, children, heck even strangers, the kind of things we tell ourselves. Why is it that our heads are often filled with negative self-talk?

Try this Parent/Child Partner Yoga Sequence to Strengthen the Ties that Bond

Whatever metaphor works best, finding time to really connect with your child can be a challenge…

Mental Reboot! 4 Ways to Cultivate a Beginner’s Mind

The other night I told my son to go wash his hands for dinner as I do every evening. The next thing I knew he is saying “mom watch this!”

4 Effective ways to deal w/ back to school anxiety

Using these “tools” before school starts and throughout the year can help you and your children navigate stress and anxiety.

5 Kid-Friendly Gratitude-Building Practices for Thanksgiving

The holidays can be a lovely time that brings food, family and friends together. It’s often a time of abundance…food, gifts, loved ones. As parents and caregivers we want our kids to enjoy all that they have, but also feel and express gratitude for both the material and non-material, and have a desire to give as much as receive.

3 Ways Yoga Helps Your Kids Get Ready for School

School is approaching and in some places in the country it has actually begun. There are some wonderful tools out there to help your kids get both their brains and bodies ready for school and helping to keep them calm and focused.

Going to the Mat: 5 Ways Yoga Helped Me Leave a Bad Relationship by Rediscovering My Truth

It had been years, years of miscommunication and misunderstanding, years of anger of not feeling “seen” of losing myself or maybe hiding myself…