Provides information on mindfulness, how to practice it and how it can help with mental health problems.

Your stories

Music and my mental health

Laura talks about how listening to and playing music has helped her mental health.

Posted on 30/01/2018

Mindfulness and the art of tea

Shalini blogs for us about mindfulness and the art of tea, as part of our Happy Monday campaign.

Posted on 12/02/2014

A diary of mindfulness, week one - automatic pilot

The first in a series of 8 blogs about taking a course in mindfulness based cognitive therapy for depression.

Clare Foster
Posted on 25/09/2012

Useful contacts - mindfulness

Who else could help?

Be Mindful


Information about mindfulness and an online course, as well as a search tool to find mindfulness practitioners in your area.




Provides mindfulness courses for managing all types of long term health conditions, including pain and stress.


British Association of Mindfulness-Based Approaches (BAMBA)


Network for mindfulness-based teacher training organisations. Includes a searchable list of mindfulness teachers.




A not-for-profit organisation which provides information about Buddhist groups around the world. Has a searchable directory to find groups near you.

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)


Information about mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) including online resources.


National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)


Reports and guidelines on various mental health problems and treatments.


NHS service finder


Search facility which enables you to look for a health service, including a GP, in your area.


Oxford Mindfulness Centre


A charity and academic research centre with information and research about mindfulness. It also runs sessions and offers training for mindfulness teachers.

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