The OhanaMind Book club

Our Monthly Top Ranked Books as recommended by our Behaviour Consultants


While We Can't Hug (A Hedgehog and Tortoise Story) by Eoin Mclaughlin

“Hedgehog and Tortoise were the best of friends. 
They wanted to give each other a great, big hug. 
But they weren't allowed to touch.”

In a world where human touch is absent due to COVID, author Eion Mclaughlin has created a beautiful  heartfelt story about two best friends created for children across the world. 

-Michaela Johnson CEO Ohanamind

Have You Filled a Bucket Today? - Carol Messing


"But guess what? When you fill someone's bucket you fill your own bucket, too! You feel good when you help others feel good."

This heart-warming book has become a classic, selling over a million copies, and is listed as one of the top children's books that encourage kindness towards others. It encourages positive behaviour by using the concrete concept of an 'invisible bucket' that holds your good thoughts and feelings. When you do something kind, you fill someone's bucket; when you do something mean, you dip into someone's bucket and remove some good thoughts and feelings. This book focuses on how our social interactions positively or negatively affect others and encourages all to be kind.

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