Benefits of Mindfulness

Impact of Mindfulness on Well-Being

Studies in both medicine and neuroscience are showing that mindfulness is an essential life skill that can have profound consequences in terms of both physical and mental health. It supports and enhances learning, emotional intelligence, and overall well-being across the lifespan’. (Jon Kabat-Zinn, 2013)

‘We no longer have to choose between economic imperatives and human well-being. Through training in mindfulness, both can flourish, to the benefit of all’. (Mark Williams, Director, Oxford Mindfulness Centre).

Benefits of Mindfulness

Research has shown that mindfulness training has many benefits, including the following:

  • Increases concentration and focus
  • Reduces depression and anxiety
  • Raises emotional intelligence
  • Boosts resilience
  • Improves relationships
  • Enhances creativity
  • Improves sleep
  • Increases well-being and life satisfaction
  • Helps raise self-esteem
  • Improves social skills and empathy
  • Boosts immune function and physical health 
  • Helps people manage stress and handle pressure more effectively