Read our latest policy report Reconnection: Meeting the Climate Crisis Inside Out on the important role of inner development in framing both our solutions and responses to the climate crisis. Read more
We believe that capacities of heart and mind can and should be central to public policy making.
The Mindfulness Initiative provides the secretariat for the UK Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group (MAPPG) and helps politicians to inquire into applications in public policy.
A report on the relevance of mindfulness and compassion practices to the widespread disconnection from self, others and nature at the root of the climate crisis.
In NICE’s new guidelines on the management and treatment of depression in adults, mindfulness features in a menu of alternative psychological and psychosocial alternatives to antidepressants to be offered to people experiencing a new episode of ‘less severe depression’, with mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) being presented as an exemplar within the mindfulness and meditation class. Read more
The Mindfulness Initiative and the Hart Knowe Trust have launched the Innovation in Mindfulness Awards, intended to celebrate the important creative work being done by innovators in the mindfulness sector to make mindfulness training more efficient, diverse, inclusive and beneficial. Read more
Read bout the feedback we have received from key figures in education and beyond on our most recent publication on mindfulness in schools. Read more
A briefing paper containing the Mindfulness Initiative's response to the Department of Health's call for evidence on its mental health and wellbeing plan. Read more
A summary of initial reflections from the Mindfulness Initiative team on the results of the large RCT of mindfulness in schools conducted as part of the MYRIAD (My Resilience in Adolescence) Project. Read more
A summary note of the Mindfulness Initiative's stakeholder response to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence's draft guidelines on the treatment and management of depression in adults, and commentary on the extent to which that response has been incorporated into the final set of guidelines. Read more