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Embedding mindfulness at Raise the Youth Foundation

  Raise the Youth Foundation is a not-for-profit social enterprise dedicated to bringing people, partnerships, communities and industry together, to raise the youth and invest in young people’s future. Since it was founded in 2011 by CEO Jason Steele, Raise has had a clear vision for its future – to invest in vulnerable young people […]

Paddling a marathon distance for MiSP's A Million Minds Matter appeal!

On September 14th, our supporter Anne McMunn will race a full-size Chinese dragon boat 21.6 miles along the Thames as part of an intrepid team of local families in The Great River Race in London. Joining over 330 crews from all around the globe, Anne’s 40 foot craft will paddle upriver from Millwall to Richmond […]

“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 […]