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Mental Health Foundation Launches Mindfulness Posters

The Mental Health Foundation’s graphic designer Amy Mackinnon has created a series of posters that share the basic practices behind mindfulness. The A2 posters are available in a set of three from the Mental Health Foundation’s new webstore for $39 including postage and packaging. Each sale is equivalent to the cost Read more →

Pilot Study Puts Mindfulness in NZ Schools

A November 16th article from Stuff.co.nz highlights the results of a pilot study by the Mental Health Foundation of New Zealand showing a mindfulness in primary schools programme may have “improved students’ self-control, attentiveness, respect for other classmates and enhanced the school’s mood.” The eight-week programme includes: “Week One: Coming Home: Introduction to mindful breathing – and Read more →

Mindfulness champion on Take It From Us Radio | 30 Sep 2014

On Tuesday 30 September,  tune into Take it From Us to hear from to a young psychologist who is a champion of alternative natural therapies, especially mindfulness, to manage mental health. Special guest Vikki Baird has already done some hard yards in mental health and gained some insights as a result of working Read more →

Highlights from the Engage Facebook Page

Here are a few of the posts shared on the Engage Aotearoa Facebook Page in the last few weeks. CBT ‘effective’ in schizophrenia Changing the way people think about and deal with schizophrenia could be as effective as drugs treatments, researchers say. Review Finds Childhood Trauma Can Lead to Psychosis Read more →