Practical Mindfulness

Practical Mindfulness

One of the challenges with mindfulness, like any well-being activity, is finding the time and sustaining the motivation to practice regularly. Whether exercise, a hobby, or mindfulness practice finding the time in a busy day to dedicate to ourselves can at times feel...
What’s Not Cancelled

What’s Not Cancelled

Governments around the world first responses to the pandemic included the widespread closure of schools, workplaces, childcare providers and after schools activities. In the space of a few days, the network of opportunities our children, and we have to engage and...
Resilience

Resilience

A new report from NHS Digitial looks at the mental health of children and young people in England in July 2020, and how this has changed since 2017. The report indicates an increasing proportion of children experiencing mental health difficulties over the past three...
Isolation and Connection

Isolation and Connection

In a recent conversation with friends and colleagues, I have been interested to hear about their experiences of isolation and interconnectedness during lockdown. One prominent theme was how reliant many felt they and their children were on institutions (schools,...
Supporters Update December 2019

Supporters Update December 2019

We have had a busy 2019 with our compassion education project going from strength to strength in the UK and overseas. We would like to share a brief update to our supporters and participating schools via our quarterly newsletter which can be downloaded here. We wish...
Supporters Update- June 2019

Supporters Update- June 2019

Compassion Matters launched in September 2018 with three partner schools helping with development. Since then there has been rapid uptake of the course. Highlights of our progress and impact to date are as follows: Over 80 schools have signed up to the course More...
Joanna Lumley new CM patron

Joanna Lumley new CM patron

The Dalai Lama Centre for Compassion is delighted to announce that Joanna Lumley OBE has lent her support to the organisation’s educational outreach project Compassion Matters (www.compassion-matters.org) by agreeing to be the project’s patron. Compassion...