Mindful Meditation Shown to Reduce Depression in School Children
The article, “Mindfulness Programs In Schools Reduce Symptoms Of Depression Among Adolescents: Study”, by Carolyn Gregoire states
The study is the first to examine the effects of mindfulness on depression among adolescents in a classroom setting, but previous research has found that mindfulness meditation can reduce symptoms of depression and chronic pain in adult patients.
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Mindfulness meditation can be done at home if your school does not offer a program. Make a special meditation time with your children once they get home from school. It can be your time with them to learn to relax as a family. Making meditation an important daily family event could help bond your family and reduce overall stress.
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