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Teaching Mindfulness Training Is Beneficial for Children and Teens

Mindfulness Training Is Beneficial for Children and Teens

Many of us are looking for new ways to manage stress. Mindfulness and meditation are not new. There is evidence suggesting that humans have been practicing meditation for more than 5,000 years. But many people are now turning to these techniques to improve overall well-being. Mindfulness is a technique that involves paying attention to what’s happening in the present moment in an accepting, nonjudgmental manner. There are mindfulness apps for managing stress, anxiety, chronic pain, weight loss, better sleep, and quitting smoking

Hilary A. Marusak, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University
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