Mindful Futures

Australia21 - Mindful Futures logo (small file)Neuroscience is validating that individuals, organisations and governments are better served if they have a greater awareness of the emotions and thoughts that drive decisions. Training in mindfulness, empathy and compassion can promote more considered responses, thereby decreasing the risk of negative emotion-driven decision-making. (Read more about the Australia21 empathy project.)

Building on the outcomes of Australia21’s Forum – Mindfulness, Empathy and Compassion – The Building Blocks of a Mindful Nation held at the University of Melbourne in June 2016 – Mindful Futures has been established to provide a national space for Australians wanting to investigate both the institutional and societal benefits of mindfulness, empathy and compassion.

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