What is being said about Mindful Learning?
Australian Family Physician – reviewed by Dr Boetto – August 2014
“The beauty of this book is that it applies the techniques of mindfulness to the practical skill of learning.. it is packed with useful information and has broad appeal. It is relevant to students and their parents , GP registrars, and more widely, anyone who is an ongoing learner. Highly recommended.”
Green Parent UK – review July 2014
Australian Psychologists & Counsellors in Schools Newsletter July 2014
Mindful Learning: How the science of mindfulness can improve wellbeing and performance in students and educators.
CoLearnr blog – June 2014
‘As a follow up from our post that introduced the term ‘Mindful Learning’ to our CoLearnrs, we had the opportunity to interview the authors Hassed and Chambers about their new book.’
To read full blog click here
Nelson Mail – review June 28, 2014
‘Caution – this book could send you to sleep. Not a usual comment from an author, but the writers of this book say that if you practise the exercises while lying down, this is what could happen.
‘‘Mindfulness is about becoming more aware and more awake, not zoning out or getting sleepy,’’ say Hassed and Chambers, one a lecturer, the other a clinical psychologist, both with Monash University, Melbourne.’
May 30, 2014 – Guest blogger Felicia A. Huppert
‘Why mindfulness should be taught in schools with Felicia A. Huppert at Happiness & Its Causes 2014′
To read full blog click here
Leader Group of Newspapers – Excel Magazine – April 2014
Incite Magazine – Feature April 2014
Herald Sun – February 2014
Good Health – review March 2014
‘Use these mindfulness techniques to manage the stress of study and exams,and improve memory and concentration.’
Cairns Post – February 2014
Denise Carter talks to Dr Richard Chambers in the feature story in Lifestyle.
‘Their book, Mindful Learning, incorporating the world of the physical and psychological brain, is aimed at reducing stress and improving brain performance for effective learning by developing students personally, and enhancing their physical and emotional health.’
“We wanted to create a manual for everybody,” Richard says.
To read more click here
“What sort of things does the book Mindful Learning talk about?”
Paula Tapiolas from the Morning Show – ABC North Queensland, asked Dr Richard Chambers this question. Dr Chambers discussed the mindfulness exercises included in Mindful Learning which help improve studying abilities. He explained a mindful approach when studying is being engaged with and focused upon the present task of studying. Dr Chambers also debunked the ‘illusion of multitasking’.
The audio interview (lasting about ten minutes) is available here.
‘A useful guide to have in the classroom and at home and will be of use to students as well as the family’
Mindful Learning reviewed by Get Ahead Kids Magazine.
Get Ahead Kids Magazine aims to promote quality educational information and innovations for students, their families and educational facilities. View the free online magazine here. The Mindful Learning book review is on page 31 of Vol 6, No. 1, January/February 2014.