Mindfulness for children

Child meditating, photo from NCVO London, via Flickr Creative Commons

When Julie Bayer Salzman and Josh Salzman overheard their 5-year-old son talking about things like the amygdala and the prefrontal cortex and how they were affected by emotions, they wanted to know more. The Citizens of the World Charter School in Mar Vista, California was teaching the children mindfulness. It was making a difference.

You can hear the children talking about it in this unscripted video. If every child learned these techniques, the world would be a very different place.

You can learn more about education for mindfulness at Mindful Schools.

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