Category: Mindfulness Network

~ This post was originally published on RUN:ZEN and an excerpt is shared here with permission. RUN:ZEN’s founder, Stuart McLeod has represented Great Britain at International triathlon and duathlon Championships and is a ‘Trained Teacher with a specialism in MBSR’ Read more…

Three years ago, when Alison Evans decided to step back from the Executive Director Role at the Mindfulness Network to focus on leading our Supervision workstream, we were still a relatively new charity finding our feet. Not to mention the Read more…

~ Written by Carmelo Di Maria. Carmelo sits on the Mindfulness Network Community Friends (MNCF) Volunteer Committee and offers a regular donation-based specialist interest group for men to connect and practice mindfulness. ~   It was time for our monthly Read more…

For mindfulness teachers and practitioners who want to teach the 8-week Mindful Self-Compassion course, there is now a clear teacher training pathway available in the UK.   The Mindful Self-Compassion Teacher Training pathway represents a partnership between three UK organisations: the Mindfulness Read more…

~ written by Fiona McKechnie who completed mindfulness training with Bangor University in 2016 and has recently published a new book Mindfulness-Based Therapy for Managing Fatigue ~   Mindfulness for fatigue – an adapted MBCT programme for people with ME/CFS, fibromyalgia Read more…

~ written by Zoe Shobbrook-Fisher, Supervisor and Compassion Trainer at the Mindfulness Network ~ This blog post was originally shared on gomindfully.org and kindly republished here with Zoe’s permission and additional images.   “MEDITATION IS NOT EVASION. IT IS A SERENE Read more…

~ Written by Nick Hammond, Deputy Chair of Trustees at the Mindfulness Network. This piece was originally posted on The Compassionate Friends Blog – a charitable organisation supporting bereaved parents and their families – and has been republished here with Read more…

~ written by Ken Lunn, our Executive Director ~   Many years ago I auditioned for the Bradford Playhouse actors list, then a leading amateur repertory theatre. After the audition, which was not great, the artistic director told me that Read more…

Lynne Wheeler is a mindfulness teacher and Trustee of the Mindfulness Network. As someone who has applied for and used our bursary scheme, Lynne’s valuable feedback around inclusive language meant that we have since reviewed and changed several elements of Read more…

~ Written by Elizabeth English ~ Elizabeth was an early participant on the Teacher Training Pathway (TTP), starting 2014, mentored by Eluned Gold and supervised by Pam Erdmann, certified in 2019. During her TTP journey, Elizabeth delivered over 50 eight-week Read more…

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