Dr. Christopher Willard (PsyD) wrote the book on breathing, literally, and believes mindfulness should be taught in schools and around the globe. He is a psychologist and educational consultant and has been practicing meditation for 20 years. He has led hundreds of workshops around the world, with invitations to more than two dozen countries.
Today we dig into the importance of mindfulness in children as suicide rates are on the rise with more anxiety and depression in this vulnerable population than ever before. He shares how important it is for parents to lead the way, and offers a few tips and tricks he uses with his own son.
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