Becoming more aware of the present moment can help us enjoy the world around us and understand ourselves better. It can positively change the way you feel about life and how you approach challenges.
Learning how to be calm in situations can help us deal with so many things that life throws at us, with better problem solving and decision making skills as children and then later as an adult. Research has also shown that mindfulness improves mental health and wellbeing, as well as reducing the negative effects of bullying.
Mindfulness helps us lean how to appreciate the world around us and can improve our state of mind heping to stay positive when faced with challenges.
There are many websites and books that talk about mindfulness. here is a link to activities that you could do at home.
(please see the NHS website for more details)