Tag: children

A World without Anxiety & Depression

Despite huge advances in healthcare and medicine, mental health is an area that still lags behind. Effective management and prevention of mental illness, particularly in young people, is still lacking. A major study published in April 2015 by the Office of National Statistics (latest release April 2017) ‘Measuring National Well-being: Insights into children's mental health Read More

How to instill emotional awareness & intelligence in children

What’s the most important part of a child’s education? If you think it’s English, maths, or science, you’re overlooking an invaluable skill, which has become essential in today’s stressful world – emotional resilience – the ability to respond to, and rebound from, stressful and challenging situations. A core aim of Meet Yourself Meditation (MYM for Read More

A Healthy Mind is a Happy Mind

6 ways to support your children's mental health Children’s mental health is a hot topic nowadays. We see cases on the news, we read posts on social media and we have all heard of children who are struggling, one way or another, with their mental health. As daunting as it is, the statistics confirm that Read More

Why do young people need Yoga?

You are never too young to start yoga! Practising yoga from an early age builds a strong foundation of self-worth, love, respect, kindness and compassion; these are essential qualities for positive long-term health and wellbeing. Yoga is all-inclusive and non-competitive; it increases self-awareness and confidence whilst stretching and strengthening young bodies. Yoga is physically, mentally Read More

Yoga for Children & Teens

Research suggests that school-based yoga cultivates mind-body awareness, self-regulation, and physical fitness. And classroom teachers can benefit as well! Schools are increasingly incorporating mindfulness and Yoga into their routines. (Benefits of yoga in the classroom by Clare Davis) The articles in this category delve into the benefits for young people from birth through to early Read More

Benefits of Yoga in the Classroom

As much as stress is a part of grownup’s lives it is very much a part of children’s lives as well. Increasing competitiveness, social anxieties and busy after school schedules make children’s lives a real struggle. Research suggests that school-based yoga cultivates mind-body awareness, self-regulation, and physical fitness. And classroom teachers can benefit as well! Read More

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