Mindfulness is taught in many schools. Kids learn deep breathing, movement, and how to relax. Mindfulness can help people in different ways. Read on to learn more.
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Mindfulness helps people relax. It calms the body. It also quiets the mind.
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Mindfulness helps people pay attention. It can help kids do well in school.
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Mindfulness helps people get along. It increases feelings of empathy. Empathy is the ability to understand and share other people’s feelings.
You can practice mindfulness.
Here is one way. Try it.
1) Sit down. Close your eyes.
2) Count to four as you breathe in.
3) Count to four as you breathe out.
4) Repeat three times.