• Daniela POPA Transilvania University of BraÈ™ov
  • Daniela Porumbu Transilvania University of BraÈ™ov


academic performance, mindfulness, self-esteem,


The mindfulness practices have conquered the Western world since 1980, but in
Romania they are still in their infancy. This study investigates the relationships
between mindfulness, self-esteem and academic achievements. Research
assumptions were: (1) we assume that the higher the level of mindfulness, the
higher the level of self-esteem is. (2) we assume that there is a significant positive
correlation between the level of mindfulness and the level of academic
performance. The main method used in this research was the questionnaires
survey. The research instruments were a demographic data questionnaire and
reporting relevant grades: average study years, the mean of the final exams,
Rosenberg (1965) Self-Esteem Scale and Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire.
The obtained results show that there are moderate correlations between the
studied variables. Cultivating mindfulness within the curriculum at the academic
level and not only, can bring substantial benefits to educational agents: teachers,
students, pupils.


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