Peace Out — Relaxation and mindfulness stories for kids

Peace Out — Relaxation and mindfulness stories for kids

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Short stories that help children calm down and relax by guiding them through visualization and breathing exercises. Perfect for parents or teachers who want to teach mindfulness and self-regulation. New story released every Fortnight. Narrated by [Chanel
Neptune Namaste
Nov 4 • 14 min
We’re heading to Neptune today! Today we are focused on standing strong and standing up for ourselves, all while learning a little about the planet Neptune! There are three different relaxation exercises in this story that you can do at home or in the…
Solid/Liquid/Gas
Oct 21 • 13 min
This season we’re heading out to space, and with that, we are introducing a new feature: SafeSPACE. If your child would like to share where/who/what their safe, happy, or calm space is, please send in a recording of them, picture, or message to…
Petite Pluto
Oct 7 • 13 min
We’re off to Pluto! Once one of the nine planets of our Solar System, Pluto is now considered a dwarf planet…and still an interesting one that we’ll explore with some breathing and gentle movement exercises.
Life, the Universe and Everything
Sep 23 • 16 min
And just like that, we’re back. Thank you for your patience as we take a little break to rest and get ready for this new season of Peace Out! This season we’re heading out to space, and with that, we are introducing a new feature: SafeSPACE. If your child…
Coming Soon
Sep 20 • 0 min
Season 3 is almost here… Thank you to all our listeners.
Season Finale
Jun 24 • 15 min
We’ll be back with Season 3 in September 2018! Don’t forget to subscribe to Peace Out on iTunes or where you listen to podcasts so you don’t miss us when we come back!
Get Comfy!
Jun 10 • 11 min
Peace Out is going on summer break soon! After today’s episode we have one more until we’re back in September 2018. Subscribe to Peace out on Apple Podcasts or where you listen to podcasts so you don’t miss us when we get back!
Top of the Mountain
May 27 • 16 min
Kaala and Chuff have finally reached the top of the mountain! They’re about to find the treasure! But there are some surprises along the way…and more surprises to come as we wind down Season 2 of Peace Out! The second half of today’s episode does not have…
Stop Bothering Me!
May 13 • 11 min
What can you do when someone is annoying or bothering you? Today we talk about three things you can do if this happens. 1. Tell them to stop. 2. Ignore them or walk away if you can. 3. Ask a grown-up that you trust for help.
It’s Impossible!
Apr 26 • 14 min
It’s hopeless! I’m never gonna get it! We’re never going to get there! I can’t do this! Does that sound familiar? Feeling like something is impossible to do is frustrating and upsetting for us, and even more so for children who are still developing the…
Helping Hand
Apr 8 • 10 min
In this episode, we talk about helping others. Our main characters are Kaala, a red panda, and Chuff, a snow leopard. Red pandas are an endangered species and snow leopards are a vulnerable species. You can learn more about both beautiful animals and how…
Sleepy ZZZZZ
Mar 25 • 9 min
Zzzzz…Kaala and Chuff are very sleepy after a long swim and journey to meet another group of red pandas. As they rest and dream, we’ll do the same with some new breathing and gentle movement exercises. We end this relaxation story with a little lullaby,…
Because I’m Happy
Mar 11 • 9 min
Today we talk about being happy! Kaala the red panda and Chuff the snow leopard have met someone special…find out who in this relaxation story as we talk about the feeling of happiness! If our stories make YOU happy, we’d be very grateful if you’d…
Feeling Blue?
Feb 11 • 10 min
Feeling sad doesn’t feel good…but did you know that sadness can help us sometimes? We explore the feeling of sadness in this relaxation story with Kaala the red panda and Chuff the snow leopard. Check out the sources we used for more information on…
JEALOUS, MUCH?
Jan 28 • 10 min
Jealousy is a hard emotion to deal with or even admit to being. It brings out negative feelings that make us feel bad about ourselves. Kaala is feeling jealous of Chuff in today’s story and has to deal with those feelings. Find out what she does and how…
Scared
Jan 14 • 11 min
What are you afraid of? Everyone is afraid of something, so what can we do to face our fears? Kaala has to face her fear of the dark today. Check out peaceoutpodcast.com for more questions and links to helpful resources after your listen!
Just for Grown Ups!!
Dec 31, 2017 • 6 min
This is our first episode written especially for grown-ups! You’re busy but it’s so important to take some time for yourself to rest and recharge so that you can go back and give your best to your family, work, and all the other things that are happening.…
Peaceful Pirates
Dec 18, 2017 • 6 min
We take a short break from the main Peace Out story to bring you a mini mindfulness story. In this mini episode, we are pirates out on the open sea and it’s about to rain. This mindfulness story is suitable for children ages 5-12 years old.
H.A.L.T
Dec 3, 2017 • 14 min
Have you ever been in a bad mood or feeling grumpy and then realized that it’s because you were hungry or tired? Then you’ve been “hangry” before! Kaala’s new friend Chuff the Snow Leopard is usually very pleasant, but today she’s feeling hangry…I wonder…
Shy
Nov 19, 2017 • 15 min
Kaala’s making her way up the mountains, in search of an ancient hidden treasure. But something’s happened—someone’s been following her! Today we talk about shyness and introverts. If you’ve been enjoying Peace Out, please consider making a donation to…
Anxiety
Nov 5, 2017 • 13 min
This week Kaala is making plans to go, but is starting to worry and feel anxious about the huge journey ahead. When was the last time you felt worried about something? Everyone worries and feels anxious sometimes, but what can we do about it? A relaxation…
Indecision
Oct 22, 2017 • 17 min
Decisions, decisions! Why is it so difficult to make a choice sometimes? In this relaxation story we explore the feeling of indecision and talk about ways to make the decision-making process easier for kids as we do gentle breathing and movement…
Curiosity
Oct 8, 2017 • 15 min
Being curious is the start of any adventure! Curiosity makes you take that first step towards learning something new and fun and exciting! In this relaxation story, we are going to use our imagination to explore our curiosity as we learn a little more…
Calmness
Sep 24, 2017 • 17 min
Have you ever been told to “calm down”? What exactly is calmness and how do you get there? Listen to our first relaxation story of Season Two! This season we’ll focus on a new emotion each story as well as the adventures of a new character that Peace Out…
Sun Salutations
May 28, 2017 • 18 min
This is the final episode of Season One! Thank you for listening along with us. Today we are going to show gratitude and salute the sun, without which life on earth would not be possible. Let’s travel to space and learn more about the amazing sun! And…
Autumn Leaves
May 21, 2017 • 12 min
For our friends in the Southern Hemisphere, the part of the world that is below the equator, it is autumn. Here’s a special autumn relaxation story for you! Let the beautiful colours of autumn leaves fill your imagination as we toss and make leaf angels…
Bike Adventure
May 14, 2017 • 13 min
Put on your helmet and hop on your bike for a ride around in your imagination! Today we’ll focus on visualization and movement as we imagine our journey, ending with a head-to-toe relaxation exercise while we consider how we are all connected to each…
Circus Spectacular
May 7, 2017 • 14 min
Ladies and gentlemen! Boys and girls! Welcome to the greatest show on earth: Circus Spectacular, starring YOU! Join us as we use our body and mind to imagine ourselves being contortionists, clowning around, and flying through the air on a trapeze! A fun…
Unicorn!
Apr 30, 2017 • 6 min
Unicorns are everywhere lately, don’t you think? Books, movies, stickers, hairstyles, even coffee drinks! It’s probably because they’re such cool magical creatures, So Peace Out decided that it was time to feature Unicorns in this week’s relaxation story,…
All About the Music
Apr 23, 2017 • 7 min
Music can inspire, excite, and even calm us. Today we are going to practice focusing by listening to a piece of classical music. Whenever you notice yourself thinking of something else or your attention drawn somewhere else, it’s okay—just refocus on the…
Come Fly With Me!
Apr 9, 2017 • 8 min
Welcome aboard Bedtime FM Airways! This is the final boarding call for anyone who is in need of a relaxing mini mind vacation! Fly with us through the clouds as we stretch, breath, and imagine our way to our destination: your favourite place on earth! A…
Don’t React, Respond!
Apr 2, 2017 • 9 min
Everyone gets angry and feels upset sometimes, but when you do, do you react or respond? There’s a big difference between reacting and responding, and in today’s episode, we talk about how to be more mindful of our emotions and actions by pausing before…
Ready, Set, Grow!
Mar 26, 2017 • 10 min
“Every child is a different kind of flower and all together make this a world a beautiful garden.” Pretend to be a flower, growing out of a tiny seed into a beautiful strong plant. Today’s story is a great visualisation exercise that also introduces the…
Belly Breathing
Mar 19, 2017 • 8 min
Today we talk about asthma and test out how it feels like to have asthma. We also try out a breathing exercise called belly breathing that is meant to increase airflow to your lungs. Suitable for children aged 5–12 years old.
Water Cycle
Mar 12, 2017 • 9 min
Join us for a journey through the water cycle! We’re going to imagine ourselves as tiny drops of water falling from a rain cloud, rushing through a waterfall, and evaporating back up to the sky. We’ll focus on breathing, gentle movements, and…
Superhero
Mar 5, 2017 • 8 min
Need a quick pick-me- up? This is a short relaxation story inspired by superheroes! We’ll stretch, breath, and talk about how we can be everyday superheroes by using a super power that we can all have: compassion! Suitable for children ages 5–9 years old
Dandelion Days
Feb 26, 2017 • 10 min
What better way to calm down than to imagine that you’re a fluffy dandelion seed floating on a warm spring breeze? This relaxation story was written for children aged 5-10 years old and can be enjoyed at home or in the classroom.
Into the Forest
Feb 19, 2017 • 10 min
Use your senses and imagination to explore a special forest—your forest. We introduce the concept of shinrin-yoku, or forest bathing, and encourage everyone to go outdoors and spend time in nature. A relaxation story suitable for children ages 6–12 years…
The Tortoise and the Hare
Feb 12, 2017 • 10 min
We’ll be using the idea of running in a relaxing way for your body and mind. A favorite children’s classic with a calming twist. Written for children ages 5-10 years old
A Trip to the Moon
Feb 5, 2017 • 9 min
Today we’re going to go to a place that is always quiet and where we can always go…using our imagination! Written for children ages 6-12 years old
Underwater Adventure
Jan 29, 2017 • 12 min
Take a dive into the ocean of your imagination! We’ll meet a dolphin, jellyfish, and even a shark! A fun relaxation story for children ages 5-10 years.
The Little Monkey
Jan 15, 2017 • 7 min
A mini monkey decides to jump on you, so you’ll have to stretch, breathe, and move so that the monkey jumps back off! A calm down story for children ages 4-6 years.