Research finds that mindfulness decreases stress and anxiety while improving relationships, strengthening compassion and many other benefits.
Numerous studies have shown improved attention spans when using mindfulness techniques. Other benefits include better performance on objective tasks.
Children who have taken part in mindfulness are more likely to help another child in need and have greater self compassion.
Better Emotion Regulation
Mindfulness allows for better ability to carry out tasks even when high emotions are present.
Mindfulness reduces the feelings of stress and allows the child to be less anxious and distressed in social situations.
Changes in the Brain
Mindfulness allows for less activation in the Amygdala area of the brain which is responsible for creating fear and anxious emotions.
The hippocampus is responsible for learning and memory management. Mindfulness allows for more activation in this area of the brain.
Responsible for regulating emotions and behaviour. Mindfulness training allows for more activation in this area of the brain.
Benefits to teachers
Teachers who learn mindfulness can enjoy reduced amounts of stress and burnout. They can also expect greater efficiency, organisation and more emotional classrooms.
Benefits to students
Students can expect improved cognitive outcomes, better social skills and overall well being. These skills may lead to long term improvements in life.
Benefit for educators
recommend a mindfulness training course.
Are more satisfied with their jobs after a mindfulness course.
Deliver the current curriculum with more ease.
Feel better connected to students after a mindfulness course.
What educators see in students
See improved focus.
See better emotional regulation.
See an increase in compassion.
See an increase in engagement.
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