Study finds meditation helps teachers cope with stress

    School teachers probably take many deep breaths over the course of a day, but a new study found that when they actually learned how to meditate and practiced meditation regularly, they reported dealing much better with stress in their lives.

     

    School teachers probably take many deep breaths over the course of a day, but a new study found that when they actually learned how to meditate and practiced meditation regularly, they reported dealing much better with stress in their lives. In their weekly conversation, WHYY’s Behavioral Health reporter Maiken Scott and psychologist Dan Gottlieb discuss this research:

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