A community resource by St Joseph’s Yarra Junction.
Education is so much more than books and pencils, homework and study. Education is life, the experiences we share, the hurdles we overcome, the relationships we build and the lessons sometimes hard won. How we interact with the world, our peers and our parents are governed by what we learn in school as well as from the world around us.
Shared experiences, community
Packed with creative and fun ideas in health and self-awareness, kids activities, educational resources, school updates and support,
This free and growing resource
Something in here for all ages
Lao Tzu a legendary chinese philosophy and writer, credited with forming Daoism one of the two main schools of chinese philosophical thought, wrote a book – ‘The Tao Te Ching’ approximately 2500 years ago.
A global “Peace Giant”, Thich Nhat Hanh has revolutionised our way of seeing the world through his prayers, philosophy, activism and teachings.
The Pangolin is the only truly scaly mammal on earth.
Peace in every language has the power to transform hearts and minds everywhere.
An ancient meditation tradition dating back 10,000 years, the word Mandala comes from the Sanskrit language and means circle. Used as a tool for self-development, focus and meditation, the mandala is an integral practice to Buddhist and Hindu religions.
Fill in Buddhas Belly with words of love and kindness, positivity and fun.
The more often you repeat a behaviour, the stronger the urge to do it again becomes
we are a social, spiritual and sensitive species that which requires a place in the community, emotional care, regular nourishment from the earth a connection to Mother -Nature, close friends and comfort from loved ones.
The name Rudrā is one of 1008 names of the Hindu deity Shiva and the word Akśa means tears in Sanskrit. After 1000 years of meditation, tears began to fall from the eyes of Shiva in compassion for humanity, and the tears became the Rudraksha Tree.
Mother Nature in all her wisdom provides us with everything we need to grow and thrive. The sounds made by the natural world are there to help tune the body to the frequency of the earth, the planets and the stars.
Mindfulness breathing is a beautiful way to relax a busy mind, calm nervous feelings and build mental clarity.
The ‘Star Breathing Chart’ is a great activity to practice when feelings and emotions get a little hairy and thinking is a bit blurry.
The ghost Bat may look a little bit odd with his super-sized ears, and curios shaped nose but he is still an adorable creature to behold and definitely worth a second look.
Using your fingers to wind through the labyrinth, you will discover the relaxing effect this fun activity will have on you.
Colour in your poster and then hang it on your wall.
The relationship medicine men and women have with the natural world has taken millennia to evolve, and it’s a relationship sustained through custom, respect, and balance.
The fact that you and I exist at all is extraordinary, given we are just bundles of energy packaged together, conscious, creative and alive.
Sharing music, making music and dancing with music makes us closer in physical proximity but it also means our brains are closer too.
Used for millennia as a gateway to self-mastery and a tool for self-healing, self-awareness and self-realisation, the breath sits at the centre of what determines real, and unreal.
The Om project is where you can explore the ancient mystery of the worlds most recognisable and practised sounds -om.
Becoming aware of your breath and developing a conscious breathing practice means you will also become aware of your thoughts and feelings