The science of mindfulness

  • Australia21: Board face-to-face meeting November 2017
    Face to face with Australia21: pot stirring and rich pictures
    Posted: December 20, 2017

    The final Australia21 Board meeting of 2017 was a rare opportunity to meet face-to-face. The time together sowed the seeds for new approaches and themes, while revealing fresh sources of energy and providing a strong foundation for the work to come in 2018.

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    The mindfulness ‘image problem’: measuring effectiveness
    Posted: October 13, 2017

    Mindfulness research can suffer from poor methodology, with subjective evaluation. The Mindful Futures Network is helping to map the best tests and measures of effectiveness in Australia.

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    We REAP what we sow: How can we expect good outcomes if we don’t build the right skills?
    Posted: September 15, 2017

    Ministers, Agency Heads and CEOs need their executives to REAP more sustainable solutions to deal with the major issues confronting citizens, communities and employees: Respond, Engage, Attend and Produce. That’s the advice of Australia21 Director Peter Yuile, who draws on his long experience and deep understanding of government and the Australian public service to provide insight to senior executives.

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    Innovative Australian research showcased by Mindful Futures Network
    Posted: August 3, 2017

    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.

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  • Health
    Posted: July 27, 2017

    Mindfulness Mindful self-care programs for healthcare professionals A program run by Dr Maura Kenny in conjunction with the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Clinical Education Centre in SA with analysis of eighty […]

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  • Business
    Posted: July 27, 2017

    Mindfulness Mindful Leadership in the business sector A project lead by WorkSmart Australia aiming to explore a world first assessment of mindful leadership and the links between leadership, mindfulness, engagement […]

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  • Mindful Futures Network: making Australian organisations stronger
    Posted: May 24, 2017

    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.

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    Mindful Futures Network aiming for world first: mapping the impact of humanising our organisations
    Posted: May 17, 2017

    The Mindful Futures Network will chart how innovations in mindfulness, empathy and compassion can contribute to the health and proficiency of organisations.

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