Mary Fitzgerald, founder and director of a company that offers mindfulness and meditation programmes, works with a group of children. “When they are more observant of their thoughts and feelings, kids can choose how to react and behave,” she says. Photo: Rebecca Fitzgerald Mary Fitzgerald, founder and director of a company that offers mindfulness and meditation programmes, works with a group of children. “When they are more observant of their thoughts and feelings, kids can choose how to react and behave,” she says. Photo: Rebecca Fitzgerald
Mary Fitzgerald, founder and director of a company that offers mindfulness and meditation programmes, works with a group of children. “When they are more observant of their thoughts and feelings, kids can choose how to react and behave,” she says. Photo: Rebecca Fitzgerald

How mindfulness lessons at school help children study better and handle their emotions

  • Mindfulness training is growing in popularity in schools around the world, helping youngsters to be better equipped at handling difficult situations
  • Children who are mindful have higher self-esteem, concentrate better and are more emotionally resilient

Topic |   Wellness
Mary Fitzgerald, founder and director of a company that offers mindfulness and meditation programmes, works with a group of children. “When they are more observant of their thoughts and feelings, kids can choose how to react and behave,” she says. Photo: Rebecca Fitzgerald Mary Fitzgerald, founder and director of a company that offers mindfulness and meditation programmes, works with a group of children. “When they are more observant of their thoughts and feelings, kids can choose how to react and behave,” she says. Photo: Rebecca Fitzgerald
Mary Fitzgerald, founder and director of a company that offers mindfulness and meditation programmes, works with a group of children. “When they are more observant of their thoughts and feelings, kids can choose how to react and behave,” she says. Photo: Rebecca Fitzgerald
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