Practising regular mindfulness has been linked with many physical, emotional and mental health benefits including:

Contributes to the development of cognitive and executive functioning

Increases focus & attention

Promotes more creative 'blue sky' thinking & foster greater imagination

Helps to relax the body, which better prepares  us for sleep (crucial for learning)

Calms a busy mind which promotes a greater attention span over a longer period of time

Reduces anxiety and stress 

Enhances communication skills

Supports emotional intelligence and growth

Helps to regulate emotions

Increases ability to deal with difficult and challenging situations

Supports mindful ‘responses’ instead of habitual ‘reactions’

Promotes a sense of play and open mindedness

Promotes kindness to oneself and to others

Encourages compassion and sense of community and connection