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UK Mindful Nation: A Year After

The Happy Warrior's Jason Gonzalez with the fathers of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT): Zindel Seagal, Mark Williams and John Teasdale. MBCT is known internationally to cut the relapse of chronic depression by up to 50%. It was in October 2015 that the Mindful Nation UK report was published. Yesterday, the 23rd of October, The Guardian reports that 4,000 teachers are now qualified in teaching meditation to combat stress among students. We're seeing the effects. Hopefully, the impact reaches Northern Ireland soon. What is the Mindful Nation UK Report? The Mindful Nation UK report is the result of a 12-month inquiry by the APPG on Mindfulness into how mindfulness training can benefi

Mindfulness & Parenting in a Tech-Addicted World

Are we equipped to handle tech well? There's a growing concern about technology addiction among children and young people. We adults tend to react to the situation by treating people who are younger than us as problems to be solved. But the reality is that we first need to mind our own business because we ourselves are part of the society that is massively impacted by the continuous and rapid evolution of tech. If values are really caught (not taught), then we'll consequently impact children and young people if we ourselves are able to mindfully handle our own relationship with smartphones, tablets, computers... The Metrics StartFragment Do we really need the stats? We just need to look arou

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