Benefits of Dispositional (Trait) Mindfulness For Health

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Ohio, U.S. –New research has revealed significant benefits of trait, or dispositional, mindfulness for health, sleep, and other aspects of wellbeing. Mindfulness is the state of being consciously aware in the present moment. There are two forms of mindfulness. The first is the traditional Buddhist meditation called mindfulness, which is a technical form of meditation. This method is also called “State mindfulness”. Dispositional mindfulness, or “trait” mindfulness, is the general quality of being consciously aware and without judgment. It is not a specific exercise but rather the mental characteristic of mindfulness. To compare dispositional mindfulness VS state mindfulness, we can…

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GUEST POST: Cali School Use Mindfulness for Student Stress Management

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Schools in California are using mindfulness to help with student stress management. Studies show that breathing exercises help students cope with stress so they can better focus on studies. The pandemic and racial tensions has caused an escalation in stress at school and many education leaders are turning to mindfulness to help students manage stress. How Mindfulness Helps Student Stress Management Mindfulness is the practice of focusing on the present moment with a non-judgmental attitude. It is traditional done by focusing on the movement of breath around the body. This simple exercise has been shown to help with managing stress…

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Meditation For School Stress: Breaking Research Reveals Huge Benefits
The research highlights the benefits of just a few weeks meditation for school stress

Meditation For School Stress: Breaking Research Reveals Huge Benefits

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Massachusetts, U.S—Research by MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research highlights benefits of meditation for school stress. [READ: Meditation For Stress] A neuroscience study conducted by MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research has shown that mindfulness meditation reduces stress in schools. A school-based mindfulness intervention can significantly reduce perceived stress and modulate brain activity in the brain region associate with fear. Perceived stress is the individual’s perception of how much stress they are under at a specific time. Study Highlights Importance Of Meditation For School Stress Clemens C.C. Bauer [study author, postdoctoral associate, MIT] told THE DAILY MEDITATION that the research…

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Gray’s Bill To Cut Yoga from Spiritual Roots As Schools Fight Multiculturalism
teaching kids yoga in school would be legal, but without mantras and chanting.

Gray’s Bill To Cut Yoga from Spiritual Roots As Schools Fight Multiculturalism

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Schools in the U.S are struggling to accept the historical, spiritual roots of yoga. A new bill will seek to cut yoga from its spiritual roots as parents demand that Hinduism not be referenced in public school classrooms. The “Alabama Bill” that was past in 1993 made it illegal for schools in Alabama to teach yoga. The bill was introduced to prevent students in schools in Alabama from encountering the spiritual system of yoga, which is largely based on Hinduism. Lawmakers are fighting to get the decades-old ban lifted so that students can practice the physical exercises of yoga without…

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How They’re Teaching Mindfulness To Kids At An Elementary School In Washington

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NBC recently published some videos in which they spoke to experts about how to teach mindfulness to kids in elementary school. The show looked at everything from mindfulness exercises for kids, to Tibetan Singing Bowls and tai chi. Dr. Maurice Olfus, Author and Tai Chi Champion, spoke to NBC, Wednesday, about the benefits of Tai Chi for kids. “One of the benefits of [tai chi for kids] is helping them to relax. When a child comes into a school environment they may be impacted by adverse childgood experiences, which means they might have some practice that might make them be…

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Big Benefits of Yoga for School Anxiety, Says New Study

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A new study by has revealed the staggering effect of yoga on student’s anxiety in school. The rate of stress and anxiety among children and teens is increasing, especially at school. The rate of growth in anxiety is fueled largely by pressure at school, bullying, and the impact of social media. Increasingly we are seeing the need to equip kids and teens with tools to handle stress and anxiety in school. And one of those tools is yoga. An experimental study by Dr. Sarita Goswami [Associate prof, IIMT University, Meerut] has revealed significant benefits of yoga for student’s with anxiety.…

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Kids, Teens Need Meditation For Exam Stress, Says Expert

Will Williams, founder of Beeja Meditation [a specific form of mindfulness], say kids absolutely need meditation to deal with exam stress, as well as the pressure of social media. It’s no secret that stress among kids and teens is at an all time high. The latest research shows that 30% of teenagers feel anxious or depressed specifically because of stress. And meditation has been touted as  perhaps the best way for kids to handle stress. Will Williams of Beeja Meditation, a London based company that teaches a form of mindfulness specifically for stress and anxiety, has been advising the Organisation…

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