Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings
Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings

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Mindfulness in mental health and prison settings

Further reading

Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group (MAPPG) (2015) Mindful Nation UK, London, The Mindfulness Initiative [Online]. Available at www.themindfulnessinitiative.org.uk/images/reports/Mindfulness-APPG-Report_Mindful-Nation-UK_Oct2015.pdf (Accessed 19 November 2015).
Purser, R. and Loy, D. (2013) ‘Beyond McMindfulness’, The Huffington Post, 7 January [Online]. Available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ron-purser/beyond-mcmindfulness_b_3519289.html (Accessed 30 January 2016).
Mindfulness zines
The author of this course, Meg-John Barker, has created a comic-style zine about mindfulness issues.
Staying with Feelings Zine [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] discusses one of the key ideas in mindfulness. This also shows how mindfulness ideas and practices can be incorporated into other forms of therapy than CBT, because it highlights the similarities between mindfulness and the humanistic therapy of focusing.
Social Mindfulness Zine suggests what a more ethical or social form of mindfulness might look like in practice, and explains why it is a problem just to do mindfulness on an individual basis without paying attention to our wider relationships, systems and structures.
The Mindful Revolution
The film The Mindful Revolution is a great overview of the current mindfulness movement, and some of the problems with it. You can check out the trailer for The Mindful Revolution film.
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