I have recently completed a mindfulness course at a local secondary school in West Dorset. The course was very successful with a reduction in anxiety and depression scores at week 5 and further reductions at week 10. The teenagers gave very positive feedback about the course and were very grateful that it was a. This is a lovely quote which is a good explanation of mindfulness for children. Today is a gift, that is why it is called the present. Mindfulness in schools project is available to be delivered to other schools in the area.