‘Mindfulness: a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world’, Mark Williams and Danny Penman. (Piatkus, 2011)

‘Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness’, Jon Kabat-Zinn. ( Piatkus,1990)

Know Thyself; the Stress Release Programme. Craig Hassed.( Michelle AndersonPublishing Pty Ltd, 2012)

‘Everyday Blessings; Mindfulness for Parents’, Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn. (Piatkus,2014)

‘Mindfulness: Diverse Perspectives on its Meaning, Origins and its Applications’, Mark Williams and Jon Kabat-Zinn. ( Routledge, 2013)


 Research Papers


Evidence for the Impact of Mindfulness on Children and Young People

Research/Evidence on Mindfulness for Young People in General



Evidence for Mindfulness: Impacts on the Wellbeing and Performance of School Staff.


Video Clips

What is Mindfulness is about/What is mindfulness?

John Kabat-Zinn: 60 minutes on mindfulness (60 minutes)

Anderson Cooper: MBCR The Newly Mindful Anderson Cooper (5 minutes)
Anderson Cooper on how mindfulness changes your life – follow on from John Kabat-Zinn

John Kabat-Zinn: Sitting Meditation together

John Kabat-Zinn: Part of a series of meditations

Mark Williams: 8 meditations from ‘Mindfulness: a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world
The self help guide : 8 week self-help programme.

Mark Williams: Mindfulness lecture
Professor Mark Williams from Oxford University delivers a lecture to the public about the science of mindfulness. Published on Feb 4, 2014

Mark Williams on Mindfulness
Is mindfulness the answer to all our prayers? The benefits are compelling: it’s free, you can do it anytime, anywhere, and it’s been scientifically proven to work. It is recognised by those in and out of the health profession as a useful tool for generally improving our mental wellbeing, as well as dealing with more serious issues such as depression or anxiety disorders.

What mindfulness means to different people

Tim Ryan an American Senator – Mindfulness and health care


 Mindfulness in Education

Richard Burnett: Mindfulness in schools project
Stop. Breathe. Pay attention. “Our mental health and well-being are profoundly affected by where and how we place our attention”. In this enlightening ted talk, richard guides through a short mindfulness meditation, and shares his experience of teaching mindfulness in schools. He reveals some of the amazing benefits being mindful can bring to the classroom and inspires the audience with simple ways to bring more.

New mindfulness techniques in schools
A teaching technique that claims to help children relax and perform better at school has been developed by Bangor university. The mindfulness techniques as they’re known, are already being used at a number of schools including one in Colwyn Bay. Kevin ashford went to see it in action.

Why the mental discipline Mindfulness is being taught in our schools
Richard Burnett and Katherine Weare speak to Natalie Graham on BBC Inside Out, South East.

Staff and children share their experience of Mindfulness and .b
Staff and children share their experience of mindfulness and .b, MiSP and the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.



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Booklet: ‘Mindfulness in Education: a suggested strategy’. (2015) Jean Watson

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