Mindfulness

“I am not my mind”- Bedridden for five years, MiSP supporter takes on the Camino de Santiago to fundraise for A Million Minds Matter

In 2001 Kate Delaney was a fit, well and active graduate with her whole life in front of her when she was suddenly incapacitated by a mysterious illness. Rapidly deteriorating, she became immobilized, house-bound and dependent on her parents as carers whilst doctors investigated her condition but remained mystified. Experiencing seizures, rapid weight loss and […]

Transition: Big school! SATs! Puberty! Social media! … and breathe.

We are all becoming increasingly aware of the precarious situation of our children’s mental health. Childhood can be a stressful time and one of the most pressured periods is transition – the ‘perfect storm’ of changes that occur around ages 10 – 14. During this time many elements combine to form a maelstrom of change: […]

Good Enough

by Ben Chalwin   “If it’s good enough for you, it’s good enough for me.” Dodgy – Good Enough A chipped mug, a book with bent up pages and a seized rear windscreen wiper – all minor sources of irritation. In reality, these imperfections don’t have that much of a negative impact on how these […]

Global stars revealed as UK mindfulness charity's first patrons

Today, marking the end of World Wellbeing Week, the national charity Mindfulness in Schools Project announces three internationally famous figures as its inaugural patrons. Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn, environmental campaigner and politician Caroline Lucas MP and pioneering academic Jon Kabat-Zinn are known globally for outstanding work in their respective fields. Now, they are […]

Bringing mindfulness to more schools in Wales

Carmarthenshire County Council, in collaboration with the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, has established a ground-breaking programme to bring mindfulness training to schools in south west Wales … We are delighted to have been invited to provide bespoke group training to teachers in Carmarthenshire to introduce more young people to the benefits of mindfulness. […]

Why I Run

by Chivonne Preston I am not a natural runner. My kindly-meant-but-honest children say I run more like a hippo than a cheetah and it is true, I do run heavily and reluctantly with a grim determination. But unlike a hippo, I don’t run to threaten a competitor or to protect my habitat… I run to […]