Meditation develops the inner dimension of our humanity. Why is this important? Because who we are on the inside affects everything we say and do on the outside -- all of our decisions, words, and actions. Our inner being has an effect on the world around us.
At P.S. 112, spirited second graders return to class after lunch. To calm them down, class teachers Lisa Zachariah and Emily Holdridge, have the children take three deep breaths and then listen to a 10 minute relaxation tape.