Discover the science of mindfulness, learn how it works and why, from a political, psychological, and philosophical perspective.
Who is the course for?
This course is for mindfulness beginners and professionals, academics and non-academics. If you’re interested in mindfulness – whatever the level – you’ll enjoy discovering its academic underpinnings, allowing you to judge for yourselves and examine sources.
What topics will you cover?
Introduction to Mindfulness
Psychology of Mindfulness
Philosophy of Mindfulness
Politics of Mindfulness
Mindfulness and Trauma & Social Justice
Mindfulness and Nature & Land
Mindfulness into the Future
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Describe popular conceptions and misconceptions about mindfulness
Interpret your own experiences of mindfulness practices
Evaluate the social and political significance of mindfulness
Compare different psychological and therapeutic approaches to mindfulness