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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  • 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

  • Mindful Nation UK report (and translations)

    The first policy document of its kind, investigating the potential for mindfulness-based interventions across various domains of public policy. Published on behalf of the UK Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group. Read more

  • Implementing Mindfulness in Schools: An Evidence-Based Guide

    This comprehensive guide is written by MI education policy co-leads Professor Katherine Weare and Adrian Bethune after extensive consultation with an expert steering group. The guide will be a key resource for all teachers, educators and SLT members interested in implementing mindfulness within their schools. Read more