Why children should learn emotional resilience

More than 52,000 Kiwi kids are taking part in a school programme aimed at increasing calm and enhancing self-awareness.  

It teaches meditation, conflict resolution, breathing exercises and even mindful tasting. 

And it's having a huge impact not just on their minds but also their learning outcomes. 

Mindfulness Education founder and director Grant Rix spoke to The AM Show.

Watch the video.