Youth Work Lab: Mindfulness

Mindfulness has gone mainstream, even making the cover of Time Magazine. Over the last 20 years, mindfulness has stepped out of its religious roots, been secularised, simplified, and gone mainstream, to meet the need of the Western context. Mindfulness is fast becoming a go-to solution in the health service, occupational health and, increasingly, in education. There a number of resources, books, training courses and projects promoting mindfulness-based interventions and approaches.

The purpose of mindfulness was to address and relieve self-induced suffering caused by the dysfunctional ways people tend to respond to their experience....

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