What is mindfulness good for?

Wisdom gained from meditation practices together with current scientific breakthroughs in understanding how the brain works, show how we can use our mind as a powerful and effective force to bring positive change and promote increased health, wellbeing and happiness for ourselves and others. Mindfulness is an effective way to help relieve stress, anxiety and depression as well as bringing many benefits to overall quality of life. There is a growing body of evidence which shows that mindfulness practice can support the immune system[1] and effectively address the impact of stress,[2] anxiety, depression and chronic pain.[3] It has been shown to improve emotional intelligence, working memory and attention span.[4]