Meditation for kids? You bet!

There are times when life is stressful.  What can parents do to help their children cope?  It is suggested that meditation can help people connect their mind and body, becoming more present in the moment.  There are now meditations geared towards children that can help them self regulate and self sooth.  These skills of being mindful and paying attention can help in school, sports and social interactions!  Like any skill, it will come more naturally to some than others, but starting with a short duration can be helpful Parents can help children work their way up from a few seconds to a few minutes.  www.smilingmind.au will help make the whole experience fun!

Listen to more on this from Kimberly Knull, Registered Psychologist

http://www.cbc.ca/edmontonam/columnists/2014/09/02/parenting-column—childhood-meditation/

 

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