Baroness Doreen Massey

Paying tribute to Baroness Massey, long-standing member of the APPG on mindfulness Read more

Open now: Innovations in Mindfulness Awards 2024!

Launching a revised and updated Fieldbook for Mindfulness Innovators, with a new community hub and a new round of awards for innovation. Read more

Climate Youth Resilience - new report

The report, Weaving Communities of Inner-Led Change, gives a picture of how young people around the world are using inner-led practices to support climate resilience. Read more

Mindful Voices in Westminster

Take a look at our new five-minute film, capturing the views of UK politicians on mindfulness Read more

Innovations in Mindfulness - online community event

An online knowledge-sharing and networking event for innovators in the mindfulness sector Read more

Mindfulness in Westminster - report launch

A summary of the report of the Mindfulness in Westminster report, held in the Speaker's State Rooms in parliament on 13 September 2023. Read more

New Director Announcement

An announcement regarding the Mindfulness Initiative's incoming director, Richard Edwards. Read more

New Mind & Life podcast featuring Jamie Bristow

Jamie Bristow, MI Co-Director, was interviewed by Wendy Hasenkamp for the podcast of the Mind & Life Institute recently. Their fascinating discussion covered Jamie's personal journey in meditation, the policy advances the Mindfulness Initiative has seen in its 8-year history, and the role of mindfulness as a foundational capacity. Read more

Mindfulness in the Armed Forces

The Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group met to consider the topic of Mindfulness in the Services: Strengthening Resilience within the Armed Forces Read more

New NICE guidelines on depression include mindfulness as a treatment for less severe depression

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

Q&A Event for the Innovation in Mindfulness Awards

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

What others are saying about 'Implementing Mindfulness in Schools: An Evidence-Based Guide'

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

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

'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

Quote in Guardian about mindfulness training for frontline public sector workers

MI Director Jamie Bristow was asked to comment by The Guardian newspaper on the success of mindfulness programme trials in the UK police force. These results are great news for service commissioners seeking to fund training for frontline public services. Read more