This informal article articulates the recent literature and research on mindfulness and its effects on reduction of stress and depression in children. The article analyzes research from Dr. Williem Kuyken, Richard Burnett, and Dr. Felicia Huppert. The article concludes by noting additional benefits of mindfulness: better learning, social relationships, academic performance, overall enhancement of well-being.
Nauert, R. (2013). Mindfulness training helps school kids relieve stress. PsychCentral.