THE IMPACT OF MINDFULNESS BASED MANDALA COLORING ON MINDFULNESS, SOCIAL INTERACTION ANXIETY AND LIFE SATISFACTION EMERGING ADOLESCENTS

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Nida Rasheed
Syeda Hafsa Shahid
Enara Siddiqui
Aisha Qaism
Anila Sohail
Maria Majeed

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The aim of the study was to explore the impact of mindfulness based- mandala coloring on mindfulness, social interaction anxiety and life satisfaction in adolescents. Keeping in view the literature view. It was hypothesized i) there would be significant difference of mandala coloring on mindfulness, life satisfaction and social interaction anxiety in adolescents in pre-posttest. ii) There would be no score difference in control group in pretest and posttest iii) Adolescents who did mandala coloring would significant impact on mindfulness, life satisfaction, and social interaction anxiety than those who didn't do Mandala coloring. The sample size consist of total 50 participants from Bahadurabad foundation school which included 25 students in control group and 25 students in experimental group randomly. The age range of the participants 11-16. The study would receive a demographic form, and the interaction anxiety scale (SIAS), mindfulness Awareness attention scale (MAAS) and satisfaction with life scale (SWLS) as the pre-posttest, utilizing the quasi experimental research. Paired t test and independent sample t test were used to assess the difference between experimental and control group. The finding of the study showed, there was difference in mindfulness and life satisfaction before and after mandala coloring. Whereas, the scores of social anxiety interaction showed no significant difference. For future researches it was recommended that duration and number of mandalas should be increased and demonstration of breathing exercise would be help to strengthen the mood, maintain concentration and provides relaxation and reduces anxiety.

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Nida Rasheed, Syeda Hafsa Shahid, Enara Siddiqui, Aisha Qaism, Anila Sohail, & Maria Majeed. (2024). THE IMPACT OF MINDFULNESS BASED MANDALA COLORING ON MINDFULNESS, SOCIAL INTERACTION ANXIETY AND LIFE SATISFACTION EMERGING ADOLESCENTS. International Journal of Contemporary Issues in Social Sciences, 3(2), 727–738. Retrieved from http://ijciss.org/index.php/ijciss/article/view/696
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