|Here is an excellent article on mindfulness and student success. It especially focuses |
on students with trauma. There are more than we like to think. Well worth the read.
Courtesy of Mind/Shift.
Neurological research shows that tragic experiences can affect brain
and impact a child's ability to concentrate and relax. Schools are discovering
that practicing mindfulness can helps students who have experienced trauma
develop self-calming skills. At one school in Oakland, a group of students found
the practice so transformative that they wrote a book about it.
Master of Mindfulness: How to Be Your Own Superhero in Times of Stress
teaches other children how mindfulness can help them deal with family conflicts,
sad feelings and sibling rivalry.Learn More