An introduction to the ancient Buddhist roots of mindfulness and investigation of how it has evolved with modern application.
The simple concepts of mindfulness have gained popularity in many businesses in recent years and employees across the world now embrace it to be more productive and feel calmer by giving more attention to the present moment. We will explore how mindfulness meditation can aid and heal multiple physical and mental health conditions including stress, anxiety, depression, addiction and chronic pain.
The philosophy is that the human brain has evolved so incredibly since the days we were cave dwellers, that we now begin to solve problems that haven't even occurred. We are often imagining the possible outcomes to situations in the present, therefore thinking in the future and this can evoke anxiousness. If we are not thinking about possible outcomes in the future, it is likely that we are reflecting on events that have happened in the past and reinforcing their impact on us; this can elicit feelings of low mood.
We will end with a practical demonstration of mindfulness and be able to reap the rewards of immediate calm and relaxation as well as developed focus.
Ideal for any staff that are interested in improving their mental health.
"I have been reflecting more and reducing stereotypes"
Tim Waite Framework Manager
Morrison Utility Services
"Just what I needed to kickstart my wellbeing journey. I feel much more in control of my stressors and know how to reduce them."
Integral Financial Planning
"The courses are engaging and constructive that will help people understand how to deal with stress, how to develop mental resilience, it is about building strength."
"The points about meditation and how to relax your mind were very interesting. I was doing some things beforehand but now I know how to do them better. I think that helped a lot and it has helped other staff members here as well."
Health & Wellbeing Champion
"I really enjoyed your presentation. I was particularly impressed with the emphasis on the science behind the way the body and mind react to stress and its tendency to propagate it rather than control it."
"Just what I needed to kickstart my wellbeing journey. I feel much more in control of my stressors and know how to reduce them.?
HR & OD Consultant
Justine Mooney HR & OD Consulting
"I feel we have a stronger support network at work now"
"Thank you for such an engaging session! It was a very interesting presentation and aims at a real gap in the market in terms of need. I look forward to working with you in the future"
Zoe Popple Events Coordinator
Chartered Institute of Building
"Thank you for the report. It was a very interesting presentation and aims at a real gap in the market in terms of need"
Stephen Sheard Owner / Business Consultant
"The presentation was absolutely fantastic.. People do not have to put up with any mistreatment from work, whatsoever. If Zainah could deliver this message to my Exec team, I would be extremely delighted"
David Clarkson COO
Rushlift / Doosan
"Completely different to other mental health workshops. Not typical videos/exercises."
West Midlands Trains
"Phenomenally good. I think it would be amazing for the whole of the IoD to experience this learning!"
Natalie Sykes Regional Director
Institute of Directors