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Mindfulness

Mindfulness is about learning to train your attention to the present moment without dwelling on what has happened in the past or worrying about the future. Mindfulness provides many physical and psychological benefits. Core practices include breathing, listening, eating, walking and singing.

Psychological benefits Physical benefits
  • decreased anxiety
  • decreased depression
  • increased coping skills
  • decreased irritability and moodiness
  • improved learning ability and memory
  • increased happiness
  • increase ability to effectively manage problems
  • improved self-esteem
  • improved breathing
  • lower heart rate
  • improved circulation
  • improved immune function
  • reduced physical stress responses
  • better sleep
  • better management of physical symptoms (e.g. pain)