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Research into .b

There have been a number of studies conducted to investigate the impact of our curriculum for 11-18 year olds, .b, on young people. One of the earliest was undertaken in 2013 to assess the acceptability of .b as a universal mindfulness intervention to enhance mental health and well-being in secondary schools. This was a non-randomised […]

Meeting DfE guidance for September: introducing mindfulness to support children’s wellbeing

For many teachers the summer holidays this year will not provide the mental and physical break from school life that they need. Earlier this month the DfE published its guidance for the full opening of schools in September, outlining how all state-funded schools should prepare for all pupils, in all year groups, to return to […]

Thank you to our fantastic fundraisers!

On Sunday 5th July a number of dedicated MiSP supporters undertook personal challenges to raise funds for our five year appeal ‘A Million Minds Matter’. This fundraising, which enables us to provide lifelong skills to children and young people, is more important than ever. In this often challenging and confusing world, we want children and […]

Being a mindful charity: why it is a good time to reflect on our values

By Chivonne Preston Last Saturday I had the honour of making some closing remarks at our Teaching Mindfully conference. It is an interesting time to be leading a charity, with some significant challenges, and speaking at our conference gave me the opportunity to reflect on the times we find ourselves in, and what it might […]

Recurring themes from our Teaching Mindfully conference

We were delighted to welcome so many delegates to our maiden online conference on Saturday 20th June. Over 900 educators joined us throughout the day for a series of insightful and informative talks, presentations and case studies from our broad range of expert speakers. Punctuating the day with some short mindfulness practices, we also had […]

Wellbeing starts with you

We are delighted to be sponsoring the upcoming MiSP Conference and to be part of such an important debate. We are looking forward to the discussions and practice around this year’s theme of Teaching Mindfully, as now more than ever, this feels like the right time to be encouraging wellbeing and mental health, and we […]