What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is all about present moment awareness without judgement.

Did you know that 46.9 % of the time we are on autopilot missing the very present moments we experience.


Mindfulness helps us get off autopilot and be able to make conscious "mindful"  choices improving our experience of life, relationships, creativity and overall wellbeing.


Mindful practices train the brain to pay attention and focus via  the concept of “neuroplasticity of the brain ”.  Practices can be meditation and/or just mindful exercises as we go about our daily lives.


By paying attention to our present moment thoughts without looking to the past or worrying about the future, mindfulness can be a powerful tool to transform our thinking and as a consequence, results.


The benefits of Mindfulness has a strong evidence base and like all transformational change, mindfulness takes practice.


Evidence shows that changes can start to occur over just 6-8 weeks.

  


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Mindfulness in the Workplace

Who's doing it and why ?

Why are employers increasingly interested in mindfulness? 


Companies like Aetna, Apple, Google, and General Mills  have implemented mindfulness training for their employees.  With over 4,000 scientific papers published on mindfulness there is a strong evidence base that  mindfulness in the workplace has a number of benefits.


Benefits


  • Improves focus and concentration 
  • Reduces stress and anxiety 
  • Strengthens resilience in challenging times 
  • Enhances decision making
  • Effective communication
  • Superior creativity and innovation
  • Improves engagement
  • Improves confidence around change
  • Develops leadership capability through improved empathy and creativity
  • Improves ability to manage conflict


As a result, Mindfulness in the Workplace training  improves focus, wellbeing, capability and therefore overall performance making it a win win for organisations and its people.


The course is CMI validated and a spin off from the Oxford Mindfulness Centre at Oxford University and delivered over 6 weeks in person. 


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