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Online mindfulness training

We offer a free membership to Headspace for serving RAF personnel (including Reservists), their partners, and members of the RAF Family who are using the Fund's listening and counselling service.

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We are currently receiving a high volume of requests and it may take up to three weeks to respond to your enquiry. We appreciate your patience.

Headspace is a 'gym membership for the mind' providing access to guided mindfulness exercises, delivered straight to your phone or browser, in bite-sized 10-minute sessions – perfect for busy schedules. You can choose different exercises that focus on specific areas such as sport, health or happiness.

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness trains your brain to pay more attention to the present moment and helps you cope better with life's stresses.

What are the benefits of mindfulness?

Mindfulness has been shown to have a positive impact on mood and mental wellbeing – increasing levels of happiness and reducing levels of stress, anxiety and depression – as well as improving health, relationships and sleep quality.

Research has shown that participants begin to experience the benefits of mindfulness after using Headspace for just 10 minutes a day for 10 days.

To request Headspace membership, simply fill in the online form. If you are having trouble with the form, or would like more information, please contact us at or call us on 0203 928 0561.

NB: Please be assured that participation in this programme is completely confidential.

If you have any questions about the service, our team will be happy to help. They can be contacted on 0300 222 5703.

Headspace Webinars

We have two upcoming Headspace webinars for serving members of the RAF and their partners:

Change and Anxiety Webinar - 7 November 2023, 12pm

Change is a normal part of life, but that doesn't make it easy. In this live webinar you'll learn how to use meditation and mindfulness to better handle change and general anxiety, plus the mixed emotions that can accompany it.

Sign up for this webinar

Sleep Webinar - 1 December 2023, 6pm

We can't be our best if we're not well-rested. Join this webinar for a live conversation about the importance of healthy sleep, and how Headspace can support you through the night.

Sign up for this webinar

Quotes from some people who have used the Headspace app

"The first night I tried it, I slept twice as long as I had in the last six to eight months."
Serving RAF Sergeant
"Headspace has taught me not to sweat the small stuff! Now it has become a routine, as routine as breakfast or brushing my teeth."
Serving RAF Warrant Officer

Am I eligible for support?

View our eligibility checklist to see if you would qualify for help.