With everything going on in the world right now, you and your children must be feeling the effects of this. Mindfulness helps us to decrease stress and anxiety. Being stuck at home and not knowing when you can go back to reality can really affect you and make you lose motivation, mindfulness can also help us focus our attention and increase creativity. Below we have listed a few benefits of mindfulness and both child friendly and aduly YouTube channels that you can follow.

1. Improving Wellbeing

By taking the time out of your day to sit down and take part in mindfulness activities, this will improve your wellbeing dramatically. It allows you to improve your concentration levels and be fully engaged in life’s activities, whether this be your work, your child’s schoolwork or any fun activities that you may have planned together. It is proven that people who practice mindfulness are less likely to get caught up in the usual worries and are able to form deeper connections with people.

2. Improves Physical Health

Scientists have discovered that mindfulness techniques improve your physical health in a number of ways. It helps to relive stress, treat heart disease, lower blood pressure, reduce chronic pain and improve sleep.

3. Improves Mental Health

Psychotherapists have turned to mindfulness as medication for many of their patients who suffer with the following: depression, substance abuse, eating disorders, couples’ conflicts, anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive orders.

Raising Hope have created a meditation video for you to use in your own time. During these trying times, this could help your wellbeing on a whole.

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