What does it do?
- Research shows Mindfulness with children can increase connectivity in the frontal lobe of the brain which is linked to improved attention, memory processing and decision making abilities.
- Mindfulness involves tuning in to internal and external experiences with curiosity resulting in increased self awareness, social awareness and self confidence
- Mindfulness has been shown to improve empathy or the ability to understand what another person is feeling, which improves children’s awareness of others and helps them to build positive relationships.
- Mindfulness training increases children’s ability to self- regulate their emotions, especially difficult emotions such as fear and anger through breathing and other grounding techniques.