There’s research that teaching young people meditation, mindfulness and creative visualization can help their young minds develop stronger and improve academic performance.
How would you like your child or teen to feel…
- Much calmer and happier?
- Get along better with their peers?
- Improve their learning and focus?
Teaching Mindfulness and Guided Imagery to children can help bring more calm, less stress, and help their cognitive abilities and focus. Research studies show how Guided Imagery and meditation strengthens the part of the brain in the prefrontal cortex, where focus and cognition are impacted. It also enhances overall wellbeing as it calms the reptilian part of the brain–the fight or flight response.
It’s great that some educators are beginning to teach mindfulness and meditation in schools. The results speak for themselves with schools who are introducing meditation instead of detention. Schools that adopted that in Baltimore showed that attendance increases as suspension rates go down.
Meditation and mindfulness can help children build emotional intelligence and resilience, as well. But it is so much more than that. These kids will begin to accept themselves—even the hard feelings–with more compassion and loving kindness.
Even young Children can learn breathing techniques that help them to be more present. If you breathe and settle for as little as five minutes, it can help bring a child to a more relaxed state, so he or she is more available to learn and get along with others.
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Wishing you peace,
Vicki Atlas Israel is a Mindset and Meditation Coach, and the Amazon bestselling author of “Inner Power NOW.” Vicki is passionate about bringing more peace to children and parents and those who work with children. Helping families thrive!