Mindfulness and Social Change

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.

Time for New Thinking About Mindfulness

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

Do mountains move?

Yes, no or it depends? A mindfulness teacher with a strong emphasis on a scientific approach to practice, Shinzen Young, says that it depends. If you look at a mountain in small enough detail, down to the atomic level, then you will see movement – the protons, electrons and neutrons are continually moving. If we … Read more