How Mindfulness and Storytelling Help Kids Heal and Learn
Sept 2016 https://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2016/09/26/how-mindfulness-and-storytelling-help-kids-heal-and-learn/
Neurological research shows that tragic experiences can affect brain development and impact a child’s ability to concentrate and relax.
In an attempt to offer more psychological support, they reached out to Grossman who is a teacher and co-founder of Mindful Schools. The definition of mindfulness, says Grossman, is to “pay attention, on purpose, to the present moment.”
a form of narrative therapy for the students.
“Mindfulness taught our kids that they have the ability to make wise choices, and it’s strengthened their resiliency.”
more on mindfulness in this IMS blog:
more on storytelling in this blog: