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Using Mindfulness to Help Kids Destress

Posted over 2 years ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Children and Parenting, eBooks and Audiobooks, Education, Outdoors, Sports and Travel, Teen and Pre-Teens and Wellness: Fitness, Health and Spirituality | Tagged with Anxiety, meditation, mindfulness, parenting, stress, teens and Yoga

Just as adults suffer from social anxiety and troublesome thoughts that will not go away; so do children. By practicing mindful presence and awareness, kids learn to pause for a moment, catch their breath, and get a sense of what they need at this very moment in time, firmly rooting them in the here and now, with space to grow and be themselves.

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