Tag: meditation

Why Meditation Should Be Included in School Curricula

Why Meditation Should Be Included in School Curricula
By Ahmad Amirali

Last week, one of my friends ask me to accompany him to visit his therapist. He has a chronic stress problem and needs to visit the clinic every month. I went with him and waited for him outside the consulting clinic, where I observed many people doing meditation in a separate room. They were all looking 30 to 40 years of adults. There was an instructor who is also sitting with them. On my way back home, I thought in a world of chaos where students, nowadays, becoming the victim of competition and grades, why don’t there should a platform where they can get relief from their study stress?

I recently read an article by True Activist that stresses the need to have meditation classes that should be part of the school curriculum. According to the article, when children act out by kicking and screaming, it is often because they don’t understand what they are going through and can’t find a better way to express their feelings. When they have a tantrum, it is most likely because they struggle to deal with new and complex emotions that they are feeling for the first time in their lives. Continue reading “Why Meditation Should Be Included in School Curricula”