Community Outreach Programs.
Empowering Senior through Mindfulness
I am deeply committed to offering mindfulness-based programs to elderly and senior members of our community through community outreach efforts. Collaborating with local senior centers, retirement homes, and non-profit organizations, I provide workshops and educational activities to promote mental health awareness and equip seniors with practical tools to enhance their well-being.
My programs are specifically designed to meet the unique needs of elderly individuals, taking into consideration their physical abilities and cognitive capacities. Through mindfulness techniques such as guided meditation, breathing exercises, and cognitive behavioral strategies, I aim to empower seniors with healthy coping skills to manage stress, anxiety, and other mental health challenges that may arise in their later years.
Many elderly individuals may face social isolation, loneliness, or other age-related challenges that can impact their mental health. My community outreach programs offer mindfulness-based programs to seniors who may not have access to traditional therapy services, providing them with valuable tools to improve their emotional well-being and overall quality of life.
I am deeply grateful for your support, as it can make a meaningful difference in the lives of our elderly community members. Together, we can promote mental health awareness and empower seniors to live fulfilling and meaningful lives.
Thank you for your attention.
Children With ADD Benefited From Meditation Training
The findings from this study suggest that mediation training has positive effect on executive abilities in school-age children with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder).
The Effects of Mind Subtraction Meditation on Depression, Social Anxiety, Aggression, and Salivary Cortisol Levels of Elementary School Children in South Korea.
This study analyzed the effects of a school-based mind subtraction meditation program on depression, social anxiety, aggression, and salivary cortisol levels of 42 elementary school children in South Korea.
The results showed social anxiety, aggression, and salivary cortisol levels were significantly reduced among children. This demonstrated that the school-based mind subtraction meditation program could effectively improve elementary school children's psychosocial and behavioural aspects of mental health.
Emerging themes in coping with lifetime stress and implication for stress management education
Adults and children are exposed to adverse events in life. The most critical and painful event can permanently affect people psychologically. The consequence is the develop Post-traumatic stress disorder PSTD. People's responses to stressful and traumatic situations help extract the most effective strategy to cope with difficulties in life.
The study show that participants that were doing better in life and handling complex situations were:- Practising mindfulness, meditation, and yoga.- Using humour and jokes.- Seeking higher power or religious pursuits.- Engaging in physical or breathing exercises.- Seeking social support.In conclusion, the study invites the educational sector to implement practices such as meditation, mindfulness and yoga to support children in developing coping strategies for dealing with a painful situations.
To what extent is mindfulness training effective in enhancing self-esteem, self-regulation and psychological well-being of school-going early adolescents?
Recent research has shifted the focus from treatments to preventive measures in young age. The aim of this study is to assess the impact of mindfulness training on self-esteem, self-regulation, mindfulness and psychological well-being of school-going adolescents.
Mindfulness training was effective in bringing statistically significant improvement in all domains of self-regulation, psychological well-being, self-esteem and mindfulness. Moreover, the experimental group showed significant improvement in all domains.
Benefits of a Mindfulness-Based Intervention upon School Entry: A Pilot Study.
Mindfulness meditation is effective at fostering the executive functioning of children, i.e., the skills that play important roles in academic performance and social-emotional well-being. Meditation practices can decrease stress, especially if someone is at risk for elevated cortisol levels, for instance, due to a stressful life event, such as starting school.
No effect was found on morning salivary cortisol levels, but the working memory capacities of girls significantly improved as a result of the intervention. A relatively short, story-based mindfulness intervention can improve the working memory capacities of first-graders; thus, it could potentially contribute to the academic performance and adaptation of children in schools.
Clinical Application of Mindfulness-Oriented Meditation: A Preliminary Study in Children with ADHD
Mindfulness-oriented meditation (MOM) for children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
We found that MOM training had positive effects on the children's attention and behavior and that it could be a helpful tool for improving the symptoms of ADHD.
- Mindfulness-oriented meditation (MOM) is a type of meditation that focuses on training individuals to pay attention to the present moment in a non-judgmental way.
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