The Relationship Between Mindfulness and Self-Efficacy

Çiğdem Şükran Cede, Aylin Gözen


This study was written to contribute to the literature regarding the relationship between mindfulness and self-efficacy. Mindfulness is a way of directing attention that is rooted in the Eastern meditation tradition. It has started to be discussed and applied more and more in Western culture. It is aimed to direct the mind's attention with a specific method in mindfulness meditation. On the other hand, Self-efficacy as the sub dimension of positive psychological capital focuses on the belief that a person will perform successfully in a specific area. Self efficancy considers the feeling of believing individual's self and abilities in a work or a situation. In this regard, the aim of this study is to examine the relationship between mindfulness and self-efficacy by conducting a literature review regarding those two concepts. As a result of the research, it is concluded that there is a positive and significant relationship between mindfulness and self-efficacy.


Mindfulness, Self-efficacy, Focusing, Awareness

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