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Best Day Yet: Affirmations, Meditations, & Mindfulness For Kids

We lead affirmations + adventures + mindfulness tools for calmer, kinder, more confident kids.We teach meditation, mindfulness, and affirmations for kids in a way that is fun and engaging for the whole family!Learn more at www.BestDayYetPodcast.comFor exclusive content, go to www.Patreon.com/BestDayYet Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bestdayyet/support

Episodes

  • My Body Deserves Kindness & Respect

    Jan 24 2022

    This new episode is all about appreciating our miraculous bodies. Our bodies do a lot for us every day and sometimes we forget to say thank you. So today we're going to thank our eyes, our ears, our noses, our mouths, our digestive systems, our hands, our legs, and our feet. Just like you like it when someone takes the time to appreciate you for who you are, your body likes it too. Get ready, bodies, we're going to appreciate you! Today's Affirmations: My body is one of a kind My body is just...more

  • Super Confidence Booster (w/Affirmation Station)

    Jan 03 2022

    Today's episode is a POWER EPISODE jam packed with affirmations for self-confidence to help kidsfeel their best and have a calm, happy day.This episode comes with a FREE printable. The printable is an AFFIRMATION STATION that you can set up at a mirror at home and practice with or without this episode. Visit https://www.bestdayyetpodcast.com and sign up for free printables to get yours.Today's affirmations:I am braveI am calmI am versatileI am safeI am helpfulI am enoughI am strongI am resilient...more

  • You Are Enough (Dream Pet Visualization)

    Dec 13 2021

    Today we imagine a visit from a dream pet, and we are reminded that we are totally enough exactly as we are.Today's affirmations: I am enoughI am totally, completely enoughI love myself exactly as I amI am smart enoughI am good enoughI am LOVED enoughBest Day Yet is an AFFIRMATION podcast for KIDS!Mindfulness tools + Positive Thinking Adventures for a Calm & Confident School Day We practice: 🧘🏽‍♀️ Mindful breathing🐆 Animal adventures💗 Positive Affirmations Get yo...more

  • CHEETAHS are Versatile (And so are YOU!)🐆💕

    Nov 29 2021

    Today's episode is all about versatility! We're headed to the Sahara desert to meet an animal who understands that there are times we need to move fast and there times we need to move slowly and carefully.🐆Today's affirmations:When it's time to relax, I strut.When it's time to move, I flyI am calmI am readyI am versatile.Like a Cheetah!Best Day Yet is an AFFIRMATION podcast for KIDS!Mindfulness tools + Positive Thinking Adventures for a Calm & Confident School Day We practice: 🧘�...more

  • May I Be Safe (Handwashing Song)✌️💕

    Nov 15 2021

    We originally recorded this song in March of 2020. Now, nearly two years later, we still think it's important to wash our hands thoroughly and mindfully, so we're re-releasing this song as a tool for health and kindness inside and out. Whether you're learning it for the first time, or listening again, we hope you enjoy this song.What if instead of singing Happy Birthday each time we wash our hands, we sing a song that wishes ourselves and our world safety, health, peace, and kindness.We recorded...more

  • Best HUG Yet!🤗💕 (Power Episode!)

    Nov 01 2021

    This is a hugging meditation for kids, based on the practice created by Thich Nhat Hanh. Science says that kids who are hugged a lot actually grow smarter, bigger, healthier, calmer, and more resilient than kids who are rarely hugged. Pediatricians recommend that all kids get at least 17 hugs a day! We better get hugging right away!For this practice you will need a stuffed animal, a pet, a friend, or a family member.If you're in the car and don't have any of those things available, don't wo...more

  • SPOOKIEST Day Yet!👻🔦

    Oct 18 2021

    Grab your flashlights, we're going to a haunted house! Kid listeners call in with their tips on staying calm in spooky situations and then we put those tips to use while we walk through a dark house with...monsters?Best Day Yet is an AFFIRMATION podcast for KIDS!Mindfulness tools + Positive Thinking Adventures for a Calm & Confident School Day We practice: 🧘🏽‍♀️ Mindful breathing🐆 Animal adventures💗 Positive Affirmations Get your FREE PRINTABLES that go along with BDY epis...more

  • Overcoming Fears with our Dog, Lucy

    Oct 04 2021

    Today's episode is all about overcoming fears. In this episode listeners get to meet a special guest. (Spoiler alert...it's our dog Lucy, who had a rough start and once was afraid of pretty much everything!)In this episode we play a mindful breathing game and practice the following affirmations:Feelings come and feelings goIt's alright, I'm okayI am safeI am braver than my fearBest Day Yet is an AFFIRMATION podcast for KIDS!Mindfulness tools + Positive Thinking Adventures for a Calm & Confid...more

  • Daily Pledge for a Positive School Day

    Sep 20 2021

    Our Daily Pledge is back!🎉We released a similar version of this in 2020 when so many kids were schooling at home. Now one year later, a lot of our listeners are going to school in person. So we're re-releasing the pledge, not just for virtual learners, but for ALL kids, regardless of where they are learning now, to practice right before they go to school.The daily pledge is a pledge to ourselves and our families and it's jam packed with powerful words for an incredible, positive day.Best Day Ye...more

  • Hummingbird Sleep Adventure!🌺

    Sep 06 2021

    Today's episode is for deep relaxation.It's perfect for right before kids nap, go to sleep, or if kids need a relaxing break.This sleep adventure is based on the practice of yoga nidra, yet done is a super kid-friendly way with a hummingbird helper!Today's affirmations:You are safeYou are calmYou are protectedYou are at peaceBest Day Yet is an AFFIRMATION podcast for KIDS!We practice:🧘🏽‍♀️ Mindful breathing🐆 Animal adventures💗 Positive AffirmationsListen to the podcast and get FREE printabl...more

  • Emergency Calm for Kids 🌊🐚

    Aug 23 2021

    This episode is for whenever kids need a calming reset.It's a perfect listen for whenever kids are transitioning from one activity to another, or if they need a short break to calm down.In the practice, we imagine that we can control the ocean waves with our breath, and (surprise!) we get to meet some friendly sandpipers.Today's affirmations:You are calmYou are strongGood things are coming your way.To access the free printable that goes along with this episode, visit www.bestdayyetpodcast.com an...more

  • Affirmations for a Calm & Confident School Day🎒📚

    Aug 09 2021

    Hard to stay positive in the morning before school?😬We’ve got your back! Here’s a back to school episode filled with powerful affirmations to ensure your kiddo walks into school feeling calm and confident. You can listen to this episode before the first day, or before any day of school.Subscribe now, so you don’t forget to listen on the first day drive!This episode includes a short calming breath practice and the following affirmation practice:Inside I am calm I am connected to my centerMy...more

  • Affirmations for Making New Friends (with DOLPHINS!!🐬)

    Jul 26 2021

    We're about to release Season 3 of Best Day Yet, but as we prepare, we thought we'd share an episode from Season 1 all about making new friends.To make it even more fun, we get to trade our legs in for tail fins and swim with an animal friend (Surprise—it's a dolphin!) who teaches us all about friendliness and how to be a good friend.Today's affirmations:I am warm and brightI am compassionateI am a wonderful friendI am a magnet for friendshipI treat everyone with kindness and respectOther kids r...more

  • Introducing Best Day Yet

    Jul 12 2021

    Best Day Yet is an AFFIRMATION podcast for KIDS!Together families practice...🧘🏽‍♀️ Mindful breathing🐆 Animal adventures💗 Positive Affirmationsin a way that is FUN and EMPOWERING for kids and adults alike!Find out more at www.bestdayyetpodcast.comGo to www.Patreon.com/BestDayYet to access 25+ exclusive episodes and monthly digital downloads.Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. --- Support this...more

  • Wish You Well Car Ride🚘💛

    Jul 12 2021

    Today's episode is a wish you well car ride episode. (But you can listen to it at home too. ;)We're going to practice wishing other people, animals, trees and even your car well.Learn more about Like You Pod at likeyoupodcast.comFor more information about our podcast or to send us a message or recording, check out www.BestDayYetPodcast.comFor 25 + exclusive episodes and digital downloads go to www.Patreon.com/BestDayYet Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out i...more

  • You Are A Helper (with SHARKS!!)🦈

    Jun 28 2021

    Today's episode teaches kids all about being helpful.It's a reminder that when we help others, we are also helping ourselves. And, we're going on an adventure!That's right. Today we're going deep under the ocean to meet a fish that helps others.But I have to warn you that the part of the ocean that we're going to has...a lot of sharks.Today we practice mindfulness by deep belly breathing ourselves a big shark-proof bubble and these affirmations:I am a helperHelping others makes me feel goodThe m...more

  • You Focus On the GOOD (POWER EPISODE)

    Jun 13 2021

    This episode is for any time that it feels like nothing is going your way.In this episode we practice mindfulness and gratitude by counting good things on each of our five fingers.Here's how we count our blessings using the five fingers on one hand: Your thumb stands for a relationship. Your pointer stands for an opportunity.Middle man stands for a place. Index finger stands for something you love. Your pinky stands for a simple joy.Check out Cool Facts About Animals at https://coolfactsaboutani...more

  • Self Love For Kids (Calming Episode)

    May 26 2021

    Today's episode we're going to go to a field of daisies to celebrate YOU!This episode includes mindful breathing and positive affirmations on the theme of honoring and appreciating ourselves.Today's affirmations:I love my body I love myselfEvery day I appreciate myself more and moreand the people I meet can see me for who I amand they appreciate me tooI am good and brightinside and outEvery day I get better and better at loving MyselfBest Day Yet: Mindfulness for kids. Meditations for ...more

  • Morning Mood Booster (with Seals!)

    May 17 2021

    NEW EPISODE!! This episode is a mooooood booster. It's for listening to when you're...well maybe not in the happiest mood. We're going to learn some powerful words that will help us start our day in a better mood. And we're going to meet some very cute animals that will teach us all about happiness, peace, and joy.Today's Affirmations: Today is going to be an amazing dayToday I choose peaceI choose happinessI choose joyToday I'm going to let my light shine*Mindfulness for Kids, Mediations f...more

  • People Are Different, and That's Okay! (Bird Listening Walk)

    Sep 22 2020

    Today we're going on a listening walk!We're going to head into the forest and listen for birds. And we're going to practice affirmations about diversity and accepting others for exactly who they are.Today's Affirmations:People are different and that's okayI look for the good in everyoneI love myself for who I am, and I let others be who they areIt's fun to have friends who look different than meWhen I see someone who looks different than me, I wish them well*Positive Affirmations for kids*Medita...more

  • Mindful Brain Break (With Campfire Mudras)

    Sep 08 2020

    This practice is for whenever kids or families need a calming "reset". It would be perfect listening for a mindful brain break in virtual or homeschooling or to help calm and connect just before bed.In this episode we practice calming mudras by placing our thumb on each of our fingers and imagining the sun, moon, earth, and universe. Today's affirmations:I am powerful, like the sun.I am gentle, like the moon.I am calm, like the earth. I am magic, like the universe.*Positive Affirmation...more

  • Positive Words for Virtual Learning (With Movements!)

    Aug 23 2020

    When we first created Best Day Yet Podcast, we designed it for kids to listen to in the car on their way to school. But this year a lot of kids will be learning at home. Since most kids need to move as much as possible, and virtual learning might include a lot of sitting down, we included guided movement with these affirmations.The intention of this movement episode is to help you get centered and gather up positive energy for your big day of learning at home.This episode includes positive affir...more

  • Red Pandas Wear Masks Too!

    Aug 11 2020

    Wooohooo! Season 2 is here with a brand new episode!!!All around the world we're seeing a lot of people wearing masks to keep themselves and others safe from Covid 19. On today's episode we get to float all the way to Nepal in GIANT BUBBLES and meet an animal that rocks a mask all day every day, and learn powerful affirmations that you can practice any time you wear a mask.Today's affirmations:My mask is a reminder to take deep breathsand speak  loud and clear.When I put my mask on I rememb...more

  • ENCORE: Affirmations for Making New Friends (Dolphin Adventure!)

    Jul 29 2020

    Just a few more weeks until we release season 2 of Best Day Yet! Until then enjoy this dolphin-tastic episode from last January. What if there were positive words we could tell ourselves that would help it be easier to make new friends? Well it turns out there are! And on today's episode we learn them. To make it even more fun, we get to trade our legs in for tail fins and swim with an animal friend (Surprise—it's a dolphin!) who teaches us all about friendliness and how to be a good friend.Toda...more

  • ENCORE: You Are Calm (POWER EPISODE)

    Jul 14 2020

    Originally recorded in November of 2019, this is one of the most popular episodes we've ever created.This is a mini episode designed for kids to listen to over and over any time they are feeling worried, scared, or nervous.Today's affirmations:I am calm.I am surrounded by love and protection.Good things are coming my way.*Positive Affirmations for kids*Meditations for kids*Mindfulness for kids*Growth Mindset for kids Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out info...more

  • ENCORE: KITTENS Are Worthy of Love And Respect. (And so are you!)

    Jun 30 2020

    Join us for this encore episode where we meet our newest pet! She's absolutely adorable and reminds us that even though not everyone is going to like us, what matters most are the people who love us. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bestdayyet/support

  • ENCORE: WATER BEARS Get Stronger Every Day (And So Do You!)

    Jun 16 2020

    Encore! We'll be back with brand new episodes soon, and until then hope you're having the best summer yet.What has eight legs, a squishy body and is probably living on the moon RIGHT NOW? You'll find out in this episode of Best Bay Yet when we meet an animal that knows all about resiliency and how challenges help us grow.  Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/bestdayyet/support