What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness involves training our attention to experience the present moment with greater curiosity and kindness. This helps us to not only appreciate what is going well, but to respond more skillfully to life’s inevitable challenges.
FOFBOC – Feet On Floor Bottom on Chair
Find a space which is calm and quiet and sit up straight in a chair, then play the recording below which will guide you through the FOFBOC practice.
Audio coming soon…
Should you be interested in reading further about the body of research evidence around mindfulness, you may like to read the following document by Professor Katherine Weare: http://mindfulnessinschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/MiSP-Research-Summary-2012.pdf
Further research studies regarding the benefits of mindfulness for young people can be found on the Mindfulness in Schools Project Website: mindfulnessinschools.org – Research
The government’s Mindful Nation UK report contains a section on the role of mindfulness in education. See page 29