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Ways to Rest

Do you ever find yourself postponing a break until the next thing is done? With the intense demands on education staff, intensified by the pandemic, it is no wonder that day after day involves driving relentlessly from one task to another. In addition, as educators and carers, many of us have a habit of putting ourselves […]

Back to School: What can mindfulness offer us during transition?

Elinor Brown explores how mindfulness can support us through change, the Bridges Transition Model and a practice for being present as we move between day-to-day activities. The first of a series of blogs looking at mindfulness and wellbeing through the rhythms of the school year. “Transition is not just a nice way to say change. […]

Mind report investigates mental health in schools

The latest report from the charity Mind investigates mental health issues in secondary schools Between September 2020 and April 2021 the charity Mind researched the experiences of young people aged 11-25 in England affected by mental health problems at secondary school. They heard from over 2,800 young people, parents, school staff and mental health professionals, […]

Appointment of new CEO

The MiSP Board of Trustees is very pleased to announce the appointment of Emily Slater as Mindfulness in Schools Project’s next Chief Executive Officer. Emily will be joining us in September 2021 from her role as CEO and co-founder of the Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA), a charity and coalition of 100+ UK organisations working […]

The 4 C’s: Creativity, Culture, Contemplation, Community.

by Charisse Minerva For 5 years I taught College Success Skills at a local community college. It was my personal determination to include Mindfulness in the existing curriculum. There was resistance on many levels, mostly due to the lack of familiarity with Mindfulness work in this geographic region. I was determined, so I pushed on. […]