We believe that capacities of heart and mind can and should be central to public policy making. 

Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group

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.

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Author: Liz Bassett

Reconnection: Meeting the Climate Crisis Inside Out

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.

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Author: Jamie Bristow

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Author: Liz Bassett

Our impact

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Years since we helped some of the 300 UK politicians who have trained in mindfulness to form an All-Party Parliamentary Group on the subject

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National parliaments have introduced mindfulness programmes inspired and supported by our work

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Politicians from across the world attended our first ever Global congress of mindful legislators in 2017

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  • Initial reflections on the MYRIAD study

    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

  • UPDATED: Stakeholder Response to the NICE draft guidelines on depression

    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

  • Reconnection: Meeting the Climate Crisis Inside Out

    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. Read more