SHIFT AND SHINE TECHNIQUE
PREPARE CHILDREN FOR LIFE
Parents, help your children with the following steps:
During its many years of scientific research into human stress and emotions the Institute of HeartMath has established that the qualities of joy, caring, appreciation and openheartedness, which children so naturally possess, have the power to transform our lives. Like you, we see in our children the hope of the future, and we have studied extensively ideas for nurturing these positive qualities of the heart in young children.
HeartMath’s Shift and Shine® Technique is a powerful tool developed especially for ages 3-6 that has proven effective in giving children an early start on how to manage their emotions and engage in socially accepted behavior, while also strengthening positive feelings such as love, caring and appreciation. Like adults, children, even our youngest, experience stress, and this tool can help lessen it by teaching them skills they can carry throughout their lives.
Parents, grandparents and teachers – pre-school and elementary – will find this technique easy to teach and fun for children and themselves. It takes only a few minutes so you and your children can practice it daily.
Parents: Ask your child: Do you ever have a warm feeling in your heart when you feel love or care for someone? It’s kind of like the warmth from the sun.