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Jennifer Brighton emphasizes finding compassionate awareness through nature in new book

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When we appreciate the interconnection of everything living, we drop easily into gratitude.

When we observe closely, pine trees have an important year-round purpose.

An advocate of mindfulness meditation, Jennifer Brighton tells a story of a young girl’s special relationship with nature, and in particular with a beautiful pine tree in her book Jack the Jack Pine: A Mindful Discovery.

The colorfully illustrated book offers a story that guides children to mindfully observe and discover the wonders of the world, and also provides mindfulness exercises designed for them and their parents to further cultivate mindfulness in their lives.

“When we appreciate the interconnection of everything living, we drop easily into gratitude,” Brighton said. “When we rest in gratitude, we open to contentment and perhaps even happiness.”

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Jack the Jack Pine: A Mindful Discovery
By Jennifer Brighton
ISBN: 978-1-48081-103-4
Available in hardcover, softcover, and e-book
Available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Archway Publishing

About the author
Jennifer Brighton has a master’s degree in social work from Wilfrid Laurier University, and is an experienced clinical social worker who operates a private practice. In addition to providing counseling, psychotherapy and coaching, she offers Mindfulness groups for children, teens, young adults and their families. She is also the clinical director of a teen suicide prevention charity. Brighton is a married mother of three children.

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