Teaching children to color breath helps them in many ways. It can help to calm them down, to build them up, and to teach them a positive approach where they can take charge and feel empowered and can literally shift their day and any situation by taking a few minutes to just breathe in color.
Taking deep breaths is not only good for them, it can help them to calm down and when you add in color it adds another level to focus attention on and can help with deal with pain, to gain and to grow. You can pick one color each week or pick one that is a particular challenge at the moment for your child to work with and watch as they use these tools to take charge for themselves.
Breathe in red from below and say I am Trust, I love life, and I am love, I have lots of energy and strength, I am strong, I am happy.
Breathe in orange from below saying I am creative, I am filled with warmth and the love of the universe, I am healthy, and I enjoy my life every day.
Breathe in yellow from below saying I am wise, I am smart, I am helpful and happy, I understand, I am learning everyday.
Breathe green into your heart center saying I am balanced, I am happy, I am relaxed, I am healing Breathe in turquoise from above saying I am re-energized, I am great as I am, I feel loved and supported .
Breathe in blue from above saying I am at peace and I speak the truth, I am calm Breathe in indigo from above saying I trust my feelings, I see the truth, I am honest, I am protected and do what is good and what is right.
Breathe in violet from above saying I am free, I am what spirit meant for me to be, I am helpful. Breathe in magenta from above saying I am worthy, I am love and I am ready for the day.
Breathe in pink all around you saying I am perfect just as I am, I love and connect with nature and all beings on mother earth, I am her child.
Use color breathing everyday and as a great way to start the day. These can also be used any time your child needs a way to calm down and regain control of their emotions, to help build their self esteem, and to help them through any situations that arise in life. They give them a good foundation and tools to help them deal with whatever life might bring their way in a positive and uplifting ways. Remind them to breathe and say “What’s the color that is best for you to breathe today?”Or, ask them to make a picture of a special rainbow using the colors that are meaning to them.