Explaining Mindfulness to Your Child

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When trying new things like exercising Mindfulness, your child may wonder what it even means to be mindful. You can explain mindful as a skill that helps you:

  • Pay attention better
  • Be less distractible
  • Learn more
  • Stay calm under stress
  • Avoid getting too upset about things
  • Slow down instead of rush
  • Listen better to others
  • Be more patient
  • Get along better
  • Feel happier and enjoy things moreIf this sounds like a superpower, it is! Being mindful helps people in just about every part of life. Learning how to be mindful when you’re young gives you a chance to get really good at it and use it always.

Source: KidsHealth