Does Meditation Help Students?
Mediation has become a popular word in the past few years. Though yoga was developed or came into existence many centuries ago, it has gained popularity in this modern era. Due to hectic life schedules, job stress, studies pressure irrespective of age everyone started including mediation in their daily life. And people have started using mediation toys (ของเล่นฝึกสมาธิ, which is the term in Thai) too to increase concentration.
There are a wide range of uses of mediation:
- Meditation helps in developing managing skills.
- It helps in increasing self-awareness. One can analyze their situation with the help of meditation.
- Mediation toys help in increasing concentration and focus. It helps to focus on the present and build a bright future.
- Through meditation, one can easily get away from negative thoughts and emotions.
- In this hectic life, an individual needs to know how to tolerate and have patience. Meditation helps in maintaining peace.
Like this, mediation helps in every aspect. Not only for people with jobs, but students also face stress and pressure in their day-to-day life. There are many reasons for pressure. A kid might get under pressure due to examinations. The heartbreaking fact about pressure in students is suicide. Many kids who can’t manage studies tend to attempt suicide. It’s very distressing to know that a girl has attempted suicide as she couldn’t do well in her examination. And the sad part of the incident is, she was dead. Not just this, there are many kids out there suffering from this problem. Meditation is the one-stop solution for every kid. Let’s see how meditation helps students and kids
Why do kids need to meditate?
- A kid might be going through trauma and he might not be able to express it to anyone. In this case, meditation will help him analyze his situation and helps him to manage it on his own or he can also express or share his trauma. So, meditation helps kids to analyze their situation and act accordingly.
- A student preparing for competitive exams might get tense or feel pressurized. During hectic times, mediation can help a student in managing situations and scheduling time.
- A sports student may not concentrate on the game due to various diversions. Meditating helps in increasing focus.
Spending at least 20 minutes for meditation is a very good habit. This should be included in everyone’s life.
If you are starting recently, meditate for 5 minutes the first day and then start increasing the period day-by-day. Do not force yourself to meditate. Take it as a good source to improve your life situations.