Angry Octopus: An Anger Management Story for Children Introducing Active Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Deep Breathing

Angry Octopus: An Anger Management Story for Children Introducing Active Progressive Muscle Relaxation and Deep Breathing

by Lori Lite

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Overview

Angry Octopus is a story that teaches children how to use progressive muscle relaxation and breathing techniques to calm down, lower stress, and control anger. Children relate to the angry octopus in this story as the sea child shows the octopus how to take a deep breath, calm down, and manage anger. Angry Octopus Color Me Happy, Color Me Calm 9781937985332 is a new coloring book that compliments this story and shares some of the anger management techniques.

Children learn to unwind, relax, and control anger with this fun exercise known as progressive muscle relaxation. Children relate to the angry octopus in this story as the sea child shows him how to take a deep breath, calm down, and manage his anger. These effective stress and anger management techniques for children focus awareness on various muscle groups to create a complete resting of the mind and body. Progressive muscle relaxation can be used to lower stress, decrease pain, and manage anger.

This engaging story quiets the mind and relaxes the body so your child can let go of anger, relax, and fall asleep peacefully. This story is longer making it ideal for older children or those with a longer attention span.

Angry Octopus is also featured on the Indigo Ocean Dreams Audio/CD and is available as an interactive APP on the iTunes bookstore. It is also available in several eBook formats. Angry Octopus Color Me Happy, Color Me Calm 9781937985332 is a new coloring book that compliments this story and shares some of the anger management techniques.

Note to Parent:

Angry Octopus is a kid favorite. Parents report that their children use the techniques in the story to calm themselves and also remind their parents to use the same technique. This story received national attention on ABC’s Shark Tank. Every child has a different emotional maturity, attention span, and need. While the stories are best suited for ages 6-12, do not let this be your primary reason for selecting. You know your child best and remember this is not about the reading level. The focus is on the actual techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983625681
Publisher: Stress Free Kids
Publication date: 12/01/2011
Series: Indigo Dreams Series
Pages: 30
Sales rank: 100,416
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 5 - 10 Years

About the Author

Lori Lite is a pioneer in the field of children's stress management and has dedicated her life to helping families reduce stress, anxiety, and anger. Lori created Stress Free Kids and a line of books, CDs, and lesson plans designed to help children, teens, and adults decrease stress, anxiety, and anger. Her work is considered a resource for parents, psychologists, therapists, child life specialists, teachers, doctors, counselors, and yoga instructors. Her award winning children's series, Indigo Dreams introduces children to stress management techniques through storytelling.
Her constant upbeat presence on Facebook and Twitter @ stressfreekids and her new parenting book Stress Free Kids: A Parent's Guide makes her a real-time resource for anyone seeking practical advice for stress free living.

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