Why Should Kids Meditate?

Even though the practice of meditation became more mainstream in the western world in recent years, meditation has been around for thousands of years. It has been the tool that generations have used as a way to help with stress, reduce pain, bring awareness, and boost creativity. Kids, even at a very young age, can learn this practice and even master it by the time they are teenagers! The benefits for kids include increased focus, learning how to breathe correctly, improving school performance, helping with anxiety and depression, bringing mindfulness into their lives, calming their nervous systems, and decreasing stress hormones just to name a few.