Voices of Compassion Podcast
Voices of Compassion Podcast

Season 1 - Episode 5 | October 28, 2020

Top 3 Mindfulness Strategies to Reduce Stress

About The Episode

Dr. Jennifer Salomon provides practical tips for using mindfulness at home to reduce stress, guiding your kids’ mindfulness practices, or helping them prepare for another day of distance learning.

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Guest Info

Dr. Jennifer Salomon provides practical tips for using mindfulness at home to reduce stress, guiding your kids’ mindfulness practices, or helping them prepare for another day of distance learning.

Jennifer Salomon

Jennifer Salomon, OTD, OTR/L


Occupational Therapist at Children's Health Council

Dr. Jennifer Salomon’s work focuses on individual occupational therapy with young kids through teens and interdisciplinary consultation, assessment, and treatment for clients with a range of behavioral needs and co-occurring mental health diagnoses. Jen continues to incorporate her passions and interest in mental health and developmental disabilities through a collaborative, culturally-competent and family-centered approach. She believes that treatment should be tailored to a child’s personal strengths and challenges in order for effective change to be had.

Show Notes

Living in this uncertain and changing environment can lead to stress responses in all of us. All children respond to stress in different ways – some responses are more productive than others. Listen in to this podcast to hear about 3 valuable mindfulness strategies you can use today with your kids to help alleviate stress.

Featured guest is Jennifer Salomon, OTD, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist at CHC.

Visit Jennifer Salomon’s bio: chconline.org/people/jennifer-salomon

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Song Attribution: Acoustic Meditation 2 by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Artist: audionautix.com

Jen’s Reading Recommendations

I am Peace by Susan Verde
Breathe Like a Bear by Kira Willey
My Magic Breath by Nick Ortner & Alison Taylor
Breathe and Be
by Kate Coombs
Big Life Journal
A Handful of Quiet by Thich Nhat Hanh

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