Mindfulness

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 […]

Sit Together - it's like a port in a storm and as important as cleaning my teeth

by Caroline Wilson When MiSP launched ‘Sit Together’, I was keen to join in. It seemed like such a great initiative and, as a MiSP trustee, I wished to be as supportive as possible of both the initiative and the amazing MiSP team setting it all up. With my own regular mindfulness practice it also seemed it might be possible to make […]

Join us at the MiSP conference 2020 ‘Teaching Mindfully’ – ONLINE!

We are delighted to announce that this year’s MiSP conference, on the theme of ‘Teaching Mindfully’, will be taking place online via video conferencing on Saturday 20th June 2020. Originally planned as a face-to-face event in London, we are moving our conference online to ensure as many people as possible will be able to attend and to protect the health of […]

20 Tips #8: Teaching Mindfulness Online? Reflections on Safeguarding during School Closures

As we ride the waves of uncertainty and daily changes to government guidance, our daily meetings at MiSP have been dominated by how we can best support students and teachers in the midst of school closures and restricted movement. We are also more than aware of how these changes will have affected many of those […]

20 Tips #6: I'm not based in a school, how do I start to teach Paws b or .b?

We know that many schools invite third party providers to deliver activities in schools. Here are some key factors to consider when contacting schools to offer to teach our mindfulness curricula to their children and young people… Build your credentials Schools are under heavy scrutiny about how they use their limited funding. Make sure that […]