After successfully graduating from the Integrated Mindfulness and Compassion Qualification by MindfulnessUK in October 2017, as a qualified teacher of mindfulness and compassion, I was on a mission to fully utilise all the skills I’d acquired from over the last two decades in the world of education and devise a comprehensive ‘Mindfulness for Life Tool Box’.
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Team mindfulness and the importance of taking it seriously
Mindfulness training in the corporate world is increasing in popularity but it is important that is is not just a token gesture but a longer-term cultural change. Team mindfulness is applies to the group as a whole and is about creating a collective ethos and cultivating a collective awareness.
Angie Ward’s experience of easing out of lockdown
In this video Angie Ward, our Head of Teacher Training, explains her experiences of coming out of lockdown.
Easing out of Lockdown with Compassion and Kindness.
Easing out of Lockdown with Compassion and Kindness. As we all ease out of lockdown, we believe that mindfulness is one of the greatest tools to help everyone stay connected. All of us at MindfulnessUK have been reflecting on this change with lots of people telling us that they are feeling fear, even a trembling …
Mindfulness Tips and Techniques
Last week’s #mentalhealthawarenessweek highlighted the importance of the need to respect the health or fitness of our mind. And of course, one of the popular and effective techniques to achieve this is a mindfulness practice. Mindfulness is the ability to stay in the present moment and being focused on what is happening here and now …
Mindfulness and how it can support today’s leadership challenges
What are the benefits of mindfulness? When we use and integrate mindfulness-based techniques into our day to day lives, we can achieve a higher state of awareness and focus that brings us into the present moment. This present moment awareness supports and nurtures a sense of calm in our thoughts, emotions and body which allows …
How mindfulness at work can help you, your business, and employees
With the shift to home working your employee’s well-being has never been more important. Read our advice on how mindfulness has been proven to reduce stress, anxiety and improve communication in the workplace.
Mindfulness is more than just another buzzword
Between us, the team at MindfulnessUK@Work have been teaching mindfulness in the workplace for many years. Even with the increase in awareness of mindfulness we still get asked “What is mindfulness” or “Is it not a bit of a fad” and “does it really work”? Recently, I was asked whether mindfulness is just the buzzword …
Interview with Karen Atkinson, author of ‘Compassionate Mindful Inquiry in Therapeutic Practice’
Karen Atkinson, Senior Partner at MindfulnessUK, recently gave a very open and honest interview about her recently published book. You can read the interview and book review here: Interview with Karen Atkinson, author of ‘Compassionate Mindful Inquiry in Therapeutic Practice’ Book review – ‘Compassionate Mindful Inquiry in Therapeutic Practice’ by Karen Atkinson
MindfulnessUK support Black Lives Matter
With the rise in consciousness and awareness of racism in the UK and across the world MindfulnessUK support the Black Lives Matter movement. There is a lot to be done and as mindfulness advocates we are naturally more open to being aware and showing compassion and now is a time to also be more aware …