Our latest award winner is Lori Lite, an American author. She is best known for her work creating lesson plans designed to help children, teens, and parents decrease their stress levels. Besides writing books and creating curriculum, she also has created guided CDs to help with relaxation. She has even made or own company, Lori Lite’s Stress Free Kids.
She has been awarded the Counselor’s Choice Award for the Angry Octopus. This takes kids page by page to how to use progressive muscle relaxation for reducing anger, stress, or anxiety.
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. This story received national attention on ABC’s Shark Tank. Every child has a different emotional maturity, attention span, and need but the story is aimed at ages 6-12.
They are available on her amazon’s author page along with many of her other tools, books, and CDs. We recommend them to any counselor and therapist working in these areas.
Thank you, Lori, for this wonderful tool.