A Healthy You
Simple Tips To Create A Mindfulness Habit
We all know the many benefits of mindfulness – from greater focus to increased relaxation to a happier, more present way of being.
Practicing mindfulness in the office is becoming increasingly important as employees are reporting feeling overwhelmed and frazzled and stories of burnout are not uncommon. As employers become more aware of the benefits of mindfulness, organizations are beginning to focus more on mindfulness and mindful leadership. As we navigate this fast-paced world, it can be difficult for employees to focus, leading to our brains being on autopilot, which often leads to disconnection and stress.
Quite a few research studies have looked at the impact of mindfulness on brain studies and have found that both mindfulness and meditation actually alter the brain in a positive way by increasing the density of our grey matter. This physical change in our brain is correlated with an increase in self-regulation and emotion control, heightened learning from past experiences, more complex thinking, better body awareness, greater perception and improved decision making – all important skills to have in the workplace. So how do we incorporate mindfulness habits into a busy workday?
Here are a few ways to practice mindfulness in the office:
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