Ed Halliwell is a mindfulness teacher and writer. He is the author of Mindfulness: How To Live Well by Paying Attention and co-author of The Mindful Manifesto: How Doing Less and Noticing More Can Help Us Thrive in a Stressed-Out World. Ed leads public mindfulness courses and workshops in London and Sussex, and has introduced and taught mindfulness in many businesses, schools and charities. He is on the faculty of the School of Life, and is an advisor to, and former co-director of, The Mindfulness Initiative, which is supporting the Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group to develop mindfulness-based policies for the UK. He also wrote the Mental Health Foundation's Be Mindful Report, which spearheaded an influential campaign to bring mindfulness training into the NHS.