If you could change one small thing in your organisation to make yourself and your workforce more productive, would you take action? Click below to contact us about introducing meditation to your workplace. 

The way we work affects both yourself and colleagues around you . Your work environment can be a place of fulfilment and creativity, but the increasing complexity and demands of the modern workplace can cause anxiety, stress and fatigue.

 

Meditation and mindfulness cultivate calm and clarity, offering an effective means of relieving stress and creating mental space. Freeing energy and increasing creativity and enjoyment, meditation can help to build confident decision making and effective action
 
The UK Government’s Foresight6 Report developed the concept of mental capital, by which it meant the cognitive and emotional resources that ensured resilience in the face of stress, and the flexibility of mind and learning skills to adapt to a fast-changing employment market and longer working lives. It argued that developing the mental capital of the nation will be “crucial to our future prosperity and wellbeing”. Qualitative research shows that mindfulness [meditation] develops exactly these aspects of mental capital, encouraging a curious, responsive and a creative engagement to experience. The Mindfulness Initiative is an advocacy project, aimed at increasing awareness of how mindfulness can benefit society. The Initiative is working with parliamentarians, media and policy makers to develop recommendations on the role of mindfulness in public policy and the workplace.
 
If you could change one small thing in your business to make yourself and your workforce more productive, would you take action? Many businesses are taking action and this is one of the many reasons why, across the globe, 21st century leaders and employees are turning to the ancient practice of meditation to help them focus and prioritise effectively.
 
Meditation and mindfulness in the workplace is gaining increasing interest from employers in the United Kingdom. Rising workplace stress is driving up absenteeism and the UK's productivity is lower than other competing nations. Industry leaders are finding the mindfulness in the workplace just may be the answer they’ve been looking for to gain a competitive advantage and to deliver the growth that shareholders expect.
 
Meditation was seen widely as the preserve of hippies and saffron-clad monks, unsuited for the business world. Now a growing number of businesses are recognising what mindfulness has to offer, including Transport for London (TfL), Google, GlaxoSmithKline, the Home Office, the Cabinet Office, KPMG, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. If you want to know more about how meditation and mindfulness can help your business please use the contact form to get in touch. Services provided include:
 
  • Weekly meditation and mindful sessions at a company’s workplace
  • Leadership coaching based up a meditation theme
  • Workshops and team building events
  • Introduction of other complementary therapies such as Reiki and Yoga
 
The Mental Health Foundation in the UK estimates that one in four people will experience a mental health problem every 12 months. Work related stress is estimated to cost British businesses more than three billion pounds per annum. A small investment in meditation and mindfulness in the worplace can have a dramatic positive cost and effectiveness benefit. 
 
 
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