Posts by Janai Mestrovich

SuperKid Power: Self-Help Stress Skills For Young Children

March 11, 2016 Children and Stress, Superkid Power 0 Comments

Facilitator: Janai Mestrovich aka Grandma Boom aka Freedom Fairy and Xmas Fairy in     Ashland Parades TESTIMONIALS: “I took a deep breath instead of hitting my sister.” 5 yr. Old “I squeezed my mad feelings out on a sponge.” 4 yr. Old “I took deep breaths and shook my body to

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March 10, 2016 Awesome Aging 0 Comments

Good Fun News….contacted by a writer for the Huffington Post that she will include my ideas in the beginning of her article and my name plus my website. Published in several weeks. Great for growing Grandma Boom’s voice. ‪#‎morefunkicksat66‬

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Wish I Would Have Learned This in Childhood

March 4, 2016 Awesome Aging, Connecting with Children, Early Prevention 0 Comments

Pirates landed yesterday. They had a disagreement 32 daycare children witnessed. So we learned that when something happens in the world around us, we think something with our minds and FEEL a feeling IN our bodies. Awareness rules before self-control can happen! Thoughts and feelings are always connected. Drumming and

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Fear Freezes Or Frees Human Potential

February 29, 2016 Articles, Child Wellness, Early Prevention, Publicity 0 Comments

I will take you on a journey of my childhood feet into managing it as an adult. Then I have some great tips on how to help children develop healthy patterns of dealing with fear. Harnessing the awareness and tools at a young age gives children a boost for higher

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Hatch Soup V: Superkid Power

February 12, 2016 Children, Publicity, Radio/Television Interviews 0 Comments

Hatch Soup V is a community dinner and a pitchfest powered by the nonprofit, Hatch Innovation. Attend the event on Sunday, February 21 to watch these innovators pitch their projects, and vote for your favorite. One hundred percent of your ticket revenue goes to funding the winning project. Support social

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Photo Reminder: Childhood Play Impacted Who I Am Today

February 11, 2016 Awesome Aging 0 Comments

As Published at: Ashland Daily Tidings 1953. I was Annie Oakley every chance I could fathom being her, even at 4 yrs. old. I felt strong, even as a scrawny, sickly little girl. My younger brother, Mark, 3, fancied Davey Crockett and Wild Bill Hickock. Outlaws didn’t have a chance!

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Keep Spontaneity Muscle Strong For Awesome Aging

January 31, 2016 Awesome Aging 0 Comments

As Published at: Ashland Daily Tidings Recent research indicates increased spontaneous activity in the ventral ACC/ventromedial prefrontal cortex in older adults was linked to reduced ratings for low arousing negative pictures. (Univ. of Alberta and Univ. of Illinois Psyc. Depts.). Thinking, feeling and acting in a spontaneous manner, in other

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