Tag Archives: Mindfulness

How Making Time for Mindfulness Helps Students

[Source: Mind Shift] Not knowing the answer to a question when you’re called on in front of the entire class. Forgetting your homework. The kid behind you pulling your hair. School poses a lot of stressful moments, but how children (and … Continue reading

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PT Corner: All About Shapes Yoga for Kids

[Source: Pink Oatmeal] I love combining moving with learning and one fun way to do that is by doing shapes yoga for kids.  The yoga poses are your traditional yoga poses with a twist to make them easy for kids … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Skills Show Promise in Treating Kids’ Anxiety

[Source:  PsychCentral] Anxiety disorders are among the most common psychiatric conditions for children and teens. While antidepressants are frequently used to treat youth with anxiety disorders, sometimes, antidepressants may be poorly tolerated in children who are at high risk of … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Can Help Young Kids Manage Emotions

[Source:  Psych Central] Mindfulness has been found beneficial for stress reduction,anxiety and depression, dietary challenges, addiction recovery, and many other conditions. Now it has found its way into a classroom where children as young as 3 are using its techniques to manage … Continue reading

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School Psych Corner: 10 Ways to Teach Mindfulness to Kids

[Source:  Left Brained Buddha] We know mindfulness is good for us. Mindfulness allows us to be present in our parenting,choosing the skillful response instead of succumbing to our visceral reactions. Mindfulness is also good for our kids. There is an emerging body of research that … Continue reading

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