Daily Audio Sessions Help Students Manage Stress, Improve Mental Health
By Jennifer Leslie
Right after recess, fifth-grade students at Northwood Elementary School in Roswell gather around the front of the classroom, while the lights go off and a soothing voice fills the air.
"Breathe in, breathe out," they hear from a program playing on the smart board.
The program is called Inner Explorer. It's a series of daily 5-10 minute audio sessions that focus on students' emotional development.
The program is free for two years through a sponsorship by LG Electronics USA.
It's part of a new company initiative called “Life’s Good: Experience Happiness."
Already, about 12,000 students in Roswell, Johns Creek and Griffin are taking part in the program to reduce stress and anxiety levels and create "sustainable feelings of happiness."