Some schools in America have replaced detention with meditation and the results make for interesting reading. Instead of sending children to stand outside the classroom or getting them detention they go to the mindful moment room. Since the start of last year the schools haven’t suspended a single pupil, could this work in schools here … Read more
As more and more people begin to see the way in which mindfulness can transform ideas, it’s use in guiding social change is growing. In this article by Luke Wreford and Paula Haddock explore how mindfulness is moving beyond the personal and becoming a force for change in society as a whole.
An article by Jamie Bristow, Director of the Mindfulness Initiative, argues that while there is some evidence that the qualities of mindful awareness, openness, empathy and care, are not ethically neutral and can impel the individual to change their behaviour. As people develop in their practice, they are able to interrogate their values and understand … Read more