04.26.2020

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Consider Adding Meditation to Your Day

Meditation is gaining in popularity as more people discover the benefits. What once was thought to be some kind “off-the-wall” practice is becoming mainstream; with everyone self-quarantining, this may be a great time to start – especially considering some of the many benefits. 

Scientists have found that meditation decreases stress and anxiety, increases attention span and positive thoughts, leads to better sleep, and boosts the immune system.  

If you are interested in weaving a mediation practice into your family’s day, we have some tips.

Common Sense Media has numerous app suggestions for kids.

It’s a challenge to quiet the mind (which is why guided meditations are an excellent tool); some days are easier than others, so don’t get discouraged. The practice of meditation is a positive, practical, and scientifically proven way to improve our daily lives.