Summer Newsletter - 2015

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£6.4 million research programme 

To assess effectiveness of mindfulness training in UK schools will involve nearly six thousand students aged 11 to 14. Other parts of the study are a programme of experimental research to establish whether and how mindfulness improves the mental resilience of teenagers, and an evaluation of the most effective way to train teachers to deliver mindfulness classes to students. Full Details from Wellcome Trust

What is mindfulness?

Continuing the healthy lifestyle series, Claire Coleman at The Telegraph looks at how mindfulness helps you stay cool, calm and collected in everyday life.
Read on how to take your first steps to mindfulness
 

School children in England 

. . . are among the most unhappy in the world. Worse than those in Ethiopia, Algeria and Romania. English children ranked 14th out of 15 countries for overall life satisfaction, just ahead of South Korea, and scored low for aspects related to their "self" and school, according to research by the University of York in partnership with The Children's Society.
Read the interactive report
 
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Thank you so much for your support.
Best wishes.
Beth Ann

The Mindfulness Foundation
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