Meditation for Kids

Meditation, yoga and other mind-strengthening exercises appear around the world and for good reason. Studies show that these exercises help children to be more attentive, to make good friends, to encourage restraint, to teach respect and compassion to all of their comrades while reducing stress and excessive behavior, reducing symptoms of ADHD and significantly increasing their grades. Presenting the children of the current generation of cyberbullying the tools to ward off negative thoughts and behavior, foster self-confidence, focus on, treat, and respect others is a show.
We live in a world where social media is governed by behavior and separation. A real and growing problem.

So try these few exercises that can make meditation for kids a fun and interesting learning curve.

1. Guided Meditation: Balloon

To bring a visual element into a very simple breathing exercise, this guided meditation technique can help.

1. Relax in your body by breathing in and breathing through your nose.

2. Inhale slowly to fill your abdomen with air, while visualizing the balloon stretching.

3. Slowly exhale through your nose as you release air from your abdomen like you empty the balloon. You can even let the hissing noise.

4. Continue for several minutes.

2. Guided Meditation: Follow the leader

This meditation technique is for children over 5 years old. Ask your children to imagine their best friend, with whom they share all their exploits and secrets. Ask them who leads and who follows. This is usually the person who makes the decisions in the group and who usually look forward to their older brother being the leader and will be followers. Ask them to associate the leader as the soul and that his followers are the mind. Then follow the steps below.

1. Sit and close your eyes. Make sure you're comfortable.

2. Take inhale and exhale deep. Just pay attention to your breathing.

3.Picture yourself after your brother, your breath. Have the mind focus only on breathing and follow the breath.

4. Count your breath in every exhale. do not hurry. The mind will want to rush and count before exhaling, but be sure not to skip ahead.

5. Slowly, count to ten at the end of each exhalation and continue to follow the breath.

These techniques can be used to relax the brain and are used to achieve the goals of working with the subconscious to become more successful. Use a soothing sound during meditation to drive pictures and relax with your child. Enjoy!

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