This interactive one-day course will provide an introduction to mindfulness in the work- place, encourage new ways of thinking and working, and help you relate to stress and problems in a different way.
Mindfulness could be defined as ‘paying conscious attention to the present moment, in a non-judgmental manner’. It has its roots
in Buddhism, but the modern form was developed by Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts, who pioneered a programme called mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR).
Mindfulness is now practised in many areas of society and is being increasingly recognised for its benefits in the workplace with positive effects on health, efficiency and productivity. Studies have shown that mindfulness is fundamentally connected to many aspects of workplace functioning, particularly in key areas such as:
Benefits of attending:
This course is suitable for anyone wants to learn more about mindfulness and how it can be of benefit in the workplace.
The benefits of mindfulness
Mindfulness as a tool for coping with stress
Non-judgmental awareness and working with negative thoughts
Meditation – the basis of mindfulness
Exploring the senses
The dangers of multi-tasking: ‘The art of doing twice as much as you should half as well as you could’
Practical activities to help develop mindfulness
- Changing perspective
- Disengaging the autopilot
- Being self-compassionate
- Span versus path goals
- Being creative
- Showing gratitude
- The great outdoors
Personal mindfulness plan
We do not currently have dates confirmed for this course; please contact us to be informed when it is scheduled; or to discuss running this course on an in-house basis for your staff.