Thinking outside the box, researchers are finding new applications for mindfulness, empathy and compassion at a systems level right across Australia. The Mindful Futures Network is mapping and showcasing their projects and activities to inform, inspire and connect those working in the space.
Australia21 congratulations MP Chris Ruane on his return to Westminster. Not because his was the first seat that Labour took from the Conservatives in the unpredictable 2017 UK election, but because Chris has brought about a fundamental change in the way the British Parliament and civil service operates. In May, he took time out from campaigning to help launch Australia21’s Mindful Futures Network.
What do LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, health students at Melbourne’s Monash University and a very diverse group of participants in a welfare sector pilot study run by Australia21 have in common? Mindfulness, empathy and compassion.
The Mindful Futures Network will chart how innovations in mindfulness, empathy and compassion can contribute to the health and proficiency of organisations.
Interested in finding out about the new research and applications of mindfulness, empathy and compassion that are shaping social change in Australia? Then the Mindful Futures Network is for you. […]
In the 21st century, politicians and policy makers will be better served if they have a greater awareness of the way their thoughts and emotions drive decisions. Neuroscience is validating that when our minds are calm, we cultivate the areas of the brain related to perception, emotion regulation, creativity, and complex thinking.
Now available: The report from the Australia21 ‘Mindfulness, Empathy and Compassion: The building blocks of a mindful nation’ forum held on 10 June 2016.