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How Mindfulness Helps Students Deal with Daily Stress

As time goes by, mindfulness in its many forms has become more than just a wellness fad. At work, business executives are introducing meditation to compensate for the stress experienced while on the job. Other institutions, like the police and armed forces are also starting to introduce it to help people become more resilient in highly stressful work situations.

Now many schools have started to include mindfulness in their timetable so that children can benefit too.  Here in UK, some schools are now teaching mindfulness techniques to their pupils. At Mindfulness Mavericks, we think teaching young people to learn this time tested wellness practice is a priceless gift that we wish we’d learned at an earlier age.

A few early results include teenagers becoming less anxious both at school and socially. At home, there are reports that they even become less argumentative with their parents! We do hope that mindfulness in schools becomes the norm. Why postpone the prospect of giving our young people valuable mental skills that can serve them for life?

Check the article from The Sun about how two students were using mindfulness techniques to deal with stress both from home and school.

We meet two students who use mindfulness to deal with exams and family arguments

IF your child tells you to stop shouting, pause and just “be”, try not to be too alarmed. More than 4,000 UK teachers are now qualified in classroom mindfulness. Headmaster Shaun Fenton has long been an advocate. Each tutor at his school, Reigate Grammar in Surrey, is trained to help children focus on their breathing.

 

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