What does it do?

  1. 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.
  2. Mindfulness involves tuning in to internal and external experiences with curiosity resulting in increased self awareness, social awareness and self confidence
  3. 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.
  4. 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.