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Willem Kuyken comments on happiness at work in the Guardian

Willem Kuyken comments on happiness at work in the Guardian

Being consumed by work is not a pre-requisite for happiness at work - in fact, the opposite may be true, Willem Kuyken tells the Guardian.

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New mindfulness book inspires OMC healthcare masterclass

New mindfulness book inspires OMC healthcare masterclass

Dr Maura Kenny describes how physician and mindfulness teacher Ronald Epstein's new book was part of the inspiration behind her Masterclass.

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Professor Michael West opens ‘Mindfulness in the Workplace’ series

Professor Michael West opens ‘Mindfulness in the Workplace’ series

Part of series of new masterclasses designed specifically to support teachers of mindfulness in the workplace

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Oxford MBCT App

Oxford MBCT App

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Mindfulness in the Workplace

Mindfulness in the Workplace

The OMC is delighted to announce the first six dates of our new programme of masterclasses for mindfulness teachers working in organisational settings. The programme will include the science and theory of organisational change as well as the practicalities of how to understand and effect change in organisations. We are proud to do this in collaboration with the University of Bangor Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice.

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The MBCT Training Pathway

The MBCT Training Pathway

Willem Kuyken writes that the MBCT training pathway is a framework for training MBCT teachers to ensure that such programmes are of the highest quality

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Mindfulness in the workplace. Is it effective and what are the challenges?

Mindfulness in the workplace. Is it effective and what are the challenges?

Silke Rupprecht asks what is the evidence for mindfulness in the workplace and what are the issues in this field?

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The role of retreats for MBCT teachers

The role of retreats for MBCT teachers

What is the role of retreats in MBCT for teachers? John Peacock, Ruth Baer, Zindel Segal, Rebecca Crane, Willem Kuyken and Christina Surawy engage in a dialogue on the perils and possibilities around this question.

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How do I know if someone teaching a mindfulness course is appropriately trained?

How do I know if someone teaching a mindfulness course is appropriately trained?

How can a member of the general public wanting to take an 8-week mindfulness-based class be reassured that what is being offered has depth and integrity? Rebecca Crane of the Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University reflects on this question facing those interested in taking a mindfulness course, and a key question in the field of mindfulness.

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Preventing depression with MBCT: From evidence to practice

Preventing depression with MBCT: From evidence to practice

Jo Rycroft-Malone, Professor of Implementation and Director of Research at Bangor University, and Willem Kuyken discuss the challenges that face the implementation of MBCT in the NHS, questions that were examined as part of the ASPIRE research project.

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