15. A Happy Place

via scandinavianretreat.blogspot.com

Where do you go – either mentally or physically – when seeking retreat?  Biehus loves happy places.  Given that their abstract thinking is still developing, children are probably best introduced to the concept in a literal way.  For example, by working with them to create a nook to retreat to filled with comfort objects.

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2 thoughts on “15. A Happy Place

  1. I try to take my “happy place” with me … a set of things to remember / think about. A cup of tea and a piece of toast. A pillow to cuddle. Hard to beat the ritual of making a cup of tea for sheer calming and centering …

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