Bullying and Mindfulness for Kids

20 April 2016

According to a new survey, over 1.5 million young people in the UK encounter bullying every year … and many of those who have been bullied go on to bully others. We joined the discussion of this problem on BBC 5 Live, to bring a mindfulness in schools perspective to the problem.

You can find our comments from 2.53 on the BBC podcast’s timeline here. The discussion commences at 2.38, with powerful stories from a person who bullied and one who was bullied, and how they dealt with it.

Controlling Thoughts: Mindfulness for Kids

13 April 2016

We talked to teach wire about the benefits of mindfulness in schools. You can read the online article here.

Six Questions to Ask Your Teen About Anxiety

13 April 2016

Discussing anxiety can be tricky — we offered Good Housekeeping six ways to start the conversation.

Read the online article here.

A Mindfulness for Schools Solution

13 March 2016

We shared a few thoughts on mindfulness in school with Academy Today. You can read the online article here.

Essential Mental Health

25 February 2016

Challenging the language you use in your head – and the reasons you accept other people’s behaviour – are essential for mental health hygiene: here are five tips that we shared with The Independent.

Read the online article here.

Mental Health Funding

25 February 2016

An NHS report recently highlighted the fact that severe and prolonged mental illness can shorten life expectancy by 15 to 20 years. The equivalent statistic for chronic smoking is 10 years.

In this issue of the Huffington Post, we discuss how maintenance of mental health should be no different from any other aspect of health.

Read the online article here.

Unhappiness and Mindfulness in Schools

24 February 2016

Unhappiness does not have to take root — the tools for happiness can be learned early.

We discuss the matter in this article in Education Magazine — please use the search function.

Real Stress Relief

23 February 2016

Diversions such as adult colouring books help to relax in the short term, but do nothing to address the underlying cause of stress.

Read about colouring therapy and its drawbacks in Netdoctor here.

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