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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 news

  • Updated 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

  • Call for essays...

    Details of calls for essays on the Mindfulness Initiative discussion paper: Mindfulness: Developing Agency in Urgent Times. The deadline for proposals is 7 December 2020. Read more

  • Mindfulness & anti-racism resources

    The Mindfulness Initiative has curated a list of resources on mindfulness & anti-racism to support practitioners in their inquiry in this area. Read more

Latest publications

  • Mindfulness: Developing Agency in Urgent Times

    Multiple interconnected crises call for skilful response on a global scale - but our capacity for intentional action in our collective best interest is underdeveloped and increasingly undermined. This paper opens a dialogue on the contribution of evidence-based mindfulness training to individual and collective agency. Read more

  • The Mindfulness Initiative's Education Strategy

    An analysis of the challenges and opportunities for mindfulness in the UK education system and an outline strategy for how we can best help to move the field forwards, drafted after an extensive consultation process with leading figures. Read more

  • COVID-19 & Mindfulness: Resources for health and care staff

    **UPDATED NOVEMBER 2020** A curated list of free mindfulness resources intended for health and care workers to support them in a time of crisis. Read more