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

Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group


Author: Liz Bassett

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Author: Liz Bassett

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Author: Liz Bassett

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UK parliamentarians have trained in mindfulness and are now practicing in Westminster


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


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

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Latest events

  • Mindfulness & Compassion Global Summit - Online Event

    From 4 - 6 June 2020, Jamie Bristow & Chris Ruane will join over 40 speakers as well as attendees from around the world to look at the powerful roles mindfulness and compassion can play in developing exceptional leaders, creating happier, healthier and more productive workplaces, and transforming society. Read more

  • Developing Mindfulness in Wales Conference

    Connecting the Mindfulness Community and the Welsh Government Read more

  • Contemplative Science Symposium - October 2019

    The Mindfulness Initiative is partnering with Mind & Life Europe to curate a conference theme on contemplative practice & politics Read more

Latest news

  • Mindfulness resources during the Covid-19 crisis

    The Mindfulness Initiative has curated a list of free mindfulness practice resources for health and care workers to support them through a time of crisis, and a list of free resources for those staying at home and after. Read more

  • Strategy for Mindfulness and Education

    Following extensive consultation with experts in the field, our Strategy for Mindfulness and Education analyses the challenges and opportunities for mindfulness in the UK education system, and how we can best help to move the field forwards. Read more

  • 'Time to Evolve': Ruby Wax and Jamie Bristow chat on new Healthflix platform

    Does the climate crisis call for us to stop, or creatively advance? Does the Coronavirus crisis present an opportunity for both? Comedian and author Ruby Wax joins mindfulness in politics expert Jamie Bristow, to discuss how transformative practices can underpin systemic shifts. Read more