Bringing Hygge into the Early Years is a “how-to” guide for every early educator who wishes to bring more calmness and balance into their day, in turn, leaving them feeling empowered to teach and live well. Drawing from the author’s experience of embracing the Scandinavian way of living well, “hygge,” this book explores how this approach can have a positive impact across your early years setting, from improved mental health and wellbeing, to embracing child-led play and high-quality outdoor provision. With step-by-step guidance on how to embed the approach alongside examples of hygge from early educators around the world, the book is divided into four main parts: Re-balance you The hygge environment Slow teaching Embracing nature Throughout each chapter, case studies and activities provide the opportunity to reflect on existing practice and support you as you make positive changes to both your wellbeing and provision. This guide will be essential reading for all early years professionals, offering further support to improve mental health and wellbeing, as well as valuable tools to lead early years practice with confidence and joy.
This book explores creative development in babies and shows how practitioners can support even the youngest child’s natural curiosity and help them to develop their ideas, thoughts and feelings. It provides engaging, cost-effective and achievable activity ideas to support the developing creative mind, covering the outdoors; communication and language; and personal, social, emotional and physical development. Including discussion boxes, case studies and reflective points in every chapter, Day offers guidance and insight into key topics and well-known theories, including how and why to facilitate creativity, adult-baby relationships and attachment, the environment and resources that enable creativity and outdoor exploration and play. Discover Creativity with Babies is a wonderful guide for early years practitioners looking to support and cultivate the curious and creative side to every child, however they may choose to express it.
This accessible book offers essential guidance and practical ideas for Early Years staff to support children with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs. It draws upon a wealth of experiences and insights to explore what SEMH is, why children may have SEMH needs, and what this can look like, giving practitioners the confidence they need to understand early signals and signs. Chapters share practical tools, activities and strategies, exploring topics that include: environment routines and transitions sensory experiences feelings and emotions the role of the adult. A range of case studies and resource suggestions are woven throughout, bringing the theory alive with first-hand advice from a variety of professionals, including educational psychologists, play therapists and Forest School specialists. This book is a refreshing and practical guide, and an essential read for all Early Years practitioners looking to cultivate a supportive and compassionate environment.
Though children's wellbeing is high on the agenda for policy makers, the welfare of the professionals looking after them is often taken for granted. Sonia Mainstone-Cotton recognises that in order to enhance children's emotional wellbeing, it's vital that early years professionals are stress-free and emotionally well themselves. This is the first guide of its kind, offering succinct and practical guidance, tips and ideas for those working with young children on how to comfortably manage the pressures of their job, improve their work/life balance, and support the wellbeing of their colleagues. Easy to dip in and out of, this guide is an essential item for any early years staff room.
Take a look at this short book to discover what hygge really is, where it originated from, how you can apply it to your daily life, and the common issues to be wary of. Hygge offers the opportunity to find happiness in a world that appears to be in constant turmoil. That’s a rare gift and one worth embracing. In this book i will share with you: • What hygge is • The history of hygge • Spontaneous hygge • Hygge through the seasons • Hygge vocabulary • What hygge isn't • Why the danes are so happy • And more! Whether you already practice one of these philosophies or you’re a complete beginner, this guide is your ticket to the world of hygge – along with a happier, more fulfilling life. With a range of daily hygge activities to help you put these ideas into practice, it’s never been easier to implement this happiness philosophy and begin seeing the benefits immediately!
If you are looking for answers to these questions, then this is the right book for you. Hygge is a Danish word that means living in a cozy and charming environment in the present moment. It can be done by any means by building a comfortable environment. Imagine a world where you feel stress-free at home or in the presence of people you care about. If you prioritize happiness over all other material possessions, then you must begin to incorporate hygge values into your life sooner rather than later. you will discover:The ways to incorporate practical aspects of hygge into every part of your daily life Required ideas for Home arrangement in Hygge way How to achieve good healthy hygge lifestyle medically. How to set a balance between work and your personal life A thorough grounding in the Danish art of hygge, the lifestyle of obtaining pleasure being oneself. How to live in harmony and accommodate others with little daily gesticulations How to help a person who has low self-esteem and its benefit And much, much more! The great thing about Hygge is that it is something that you can enjoy all year long. It is a feeling of being grateful and just happy for what you have in life, being able to spend time with the ones you love, and being able to find an escape from the world no matter what is going on.This book is going to really explain Hygge in more detail and can it can help you gain this happiness in your own life. In this book we are going to learn about Hygge, the Danish art of happiness. If you truly want to be happy even with chaos, disappointments and pain that is inevitable with life, come with me as we explore Hygge.
Do you want to live a more fulfilling, happier, and relaxing life all rolled into one? If so then keep reading… Do you find your day gets too hectic? Overly stressful? Not enough time in the day to relax? Or bogged down with unnecessary tasks? If you do, within this book many of the top minimalist and hygge experts have shared their knowledge on how to overcome these problems and more, most of which have been incorporating hygge and minimalist fundamentals into their days for many years. In Minimalism & Hygge Bundle, you will discover: - A simple trick you can do to enjoy life’s simple pleasure throughout the day! - The best way of convincing loved ones of the new lifestyle change! - The one hygge method that everybody should be doing! - Why minimalism and hygge help to reduce stress and other mental problems! - Understanding why some people will fail to stick to a hygge and minimalist lifestyle! - And much, much more. The proven methods and pieces of knowledge are so easy to follow. Even if you’ve never heard of either hygge or minimalism before, you will still be able to incorporate many hygge and minimalist changes into your life. So, if you want to transform your life, then click “Buy Now” in the top right corner NOW!
The most delicious approach to hygge—50 recipes to satisfy and savor, from Almond Custard Pancakes to Greens with Parmesan and Nutmeg Good food makes everyone feel warm and cared for, which is the very essence of hygge. This Danish way of life has been embraced by Americans who want that same sense of cozy. In Tasting Hygge, acclaimed food photographer and cookbook author Leela Cyd shares the recipes that make her happy, for cultivating moments of connection in the dining room, at the coffee table, or over a little bedside tray. Keeping in mind the idea of slowing down and enjoying the moment, Cyd shares more than 50 recipes that elevate everyday meals into very special moments. She organizes the book into five sensory experiences (Calm, Bright, Warm, Spiced, and Smooth) with recipes such as: Apple Anise Glogg Roasted Squash and Sage Grilled Cheese Greens Gratin with Parmesan and Nutmeg Fairy Bowl with Ice Cream and Honey Sponge Cake These are dishes to delight and love, each one accompanied by a gorgeous photograph.
This direct guide supports practitioners in nurturing personal, social and emotional development (PSED) in young children by demystifying brain development research. Condensing a wealth of recent research and theory around PSED into practical guidance, it gives professionals the knowledge and understanding they need to critically evaluate their own practice and find the best course of action to support PSED in young children. From the perspective of neuroscience, it explores what can help or hinder development, considers why some children bite and why toddlers have tantrums, and questions how well-intentioned actions, such as reward systems or putting new foods on a plate for children to 'just try', may be misguided.
Equal parts cookbook and lifestyle guide, this cozy little book shows you how to cultivate comfort and contentment and embrace life’s small pleasures with the Danish practice of hygge. Hygge (loosely translated as "coziness") is centered around the idea of inviting comforting elements into day-to-day life while creating warmth, community, and intimacy. The Hygge Life teaches you how small gestures (putting wool blankets and warm cider out for guests) or larger undertakings (building bonfires and making campfire bread to celebrate solstice) can warm the psyche and foster hygge, with more than 30 recipes for cozy and comforting food and drinks.
Do you want to find happiness, contentment, and relaxation all rolled into one? If so then keep reading… Do you find your day gets too hectic? Never enough time to relax? Stressed out often? Or always find yourself doing something you don’t enjoy? If you do, within this book many Hygge experts have shared their knowledge on how to overcome these problems and more, most of which have many years worth of experience. In Hygge Mastery, you will discover: - A simple trick you can do to enjoy life’s simple pleasures throughout the day! - The best way found to incorporate Hygge into your daily life – even if you’re on a budget! - Why Hygge’s origins matter in today’s world! - Understanding why some people will fail to incorporate a Hygge lifestyle! - And much, much more. The proven methods and pieces of knowledge are so easy to follow. Even if you’ve never heard of hygge before, you will still be able to understand the concepts behind Hygge and possibly start weaving them into your day. So, if you don’t just want to revolutionize your life, then click “Buy Now” in the top right corner NOW!
Hygge Habits This book brings a popular Danish concept of living, hygge to you with a simple, easily understandable guide on how to embrace this lifestyle that most certainly brings more happiness and cheerful moments your way. This term hygge roughly translated means a feeling of well-being and cozy contentment and it really is bringing you plenty of happy vibes as soon as you embrace it. The book covers everything you need to know on this Danish concept with small tricks and tips on how to follow it correctly no matter at which part of the world you live in. Hygge is one of the main reasons why Denmark is at the very top of those the happiest countries in the world as the Danes have been following this concept for decades. Now, with this book, you can finally catch on to this magnificent lifestyle right away. Here Is a Preview of What You’ll Learn Here… What is hygge? What you should bring hygge into your life What is Danish contentment How to embrace hygge elements Which hygge basics you need to know What are hygge essentials you can bring to your home Different hygge seasons What are the main benefits of embracing this lifestyle And much much more... Get this book NOW and bring more happiness and cheerful moments into your life now!