Why Do Schools Need Meditation?

Kenya is ranked 5th among African countries with elevated depression case
WHO report (2017)
Mental health problems affect 20% of children and adolescents worldwide - WHO Report

Students are therefore facing new challenges the biggest ones being:

  • ANXIETY - Nearly 1 in 3 adolescents will meet criteria for an anxiety disorder by the age of 18

  • UNRESOLVED TRAUMA - Half of all mental illness begins by age 14, though most cases go undetected and untreated.

  • DISTARCTION - The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) estimates that 1 in 3 internet users is a child

Educators Are Burning Out.

STRESS - 61% of teachers report being stressed out

MENTAL HEALTH - 58% of Teachers say their mental health is not good

BURN OUT - Public school educators are quitting their jobs at the highest rate on record.

Educators' working conditions lack the support needed to ensure their success. Unsustainable conditions can manifest through decreased productivity and creativity, and escalate to more serious symptoms like anxiety, dissociation, frustration, and, eventually, burnout.

Contributes to greater clarity in executive choice, decision-making, and healthy cognitive functioning. It strengthens the “mental muscle” for bringing focus back where you want it, when you want it.

Gives you the skills to be present with your emotions, especially the difficult ones. Mindfulness practice can help reduce their intensity and their impact on you and allow for new possibilities and patterns.

Equips you with resources like patience, flexibility, and equanimity, helping you to cope with adversity. Cultivating positive states – calm, relaxation, and peace – builds your inner strength to take on the daily challenges in life.

Helps you to notice the impact of stress and anxiety and develop the skills to more effectively transform stressful situations.

Is a powerful way to develop a deeper sense of connection with both ourselves and others. Building our capacity for empathy supports us in effective communication, collaboration and leadership

The Benefits Of Mindfulness and Meditation

Helps you to develop a stronger capacity for self-care and self-compassion and ability to nurture, comfort and heal yourself and others.