Maybe you are a leader looking to improve the wellbeing of your employees, or a young professional brainstorming on how to improve the 9 to 5 environment. Either way we’ve got the low down on why workplace mediation is the answer!
How Will My Employees/Coworkers Benefit?
Millions of people have turned to meditation for its many and varied benefits. This includes improved productivity, (check out this article for more on productivity! https://www.sophisticatedprofessional.com/self-improvement/7-ways-to-be-highly-productive/) stress reduction, mental health improvement, and even strengthens the immune system!
Mindfulness has many forms, however, the most common is the practice of meditation. Even just a five-minute meditation session can replace the tensions of employees with clear minds, and reduce the stress and anxieties of your co-workers. Meditation is proven to improve people’s moods, therefore, improving the workplace environment! Additionally, practicing meditation together can also strengthen the relationships and morale between co-workers. Without a doubt, this makes life go more smoothly for everyone!
What Are Some Useful Moments to Utilize Mindfulness?
Firstly, start by setting aside anywhere between five and thirty minutes a day that works for most people in the workplace. If a professional guide isn’t in the budget, that’s ok! Alternatively, try a podcast or video that can guide the office through some exercises!
Obviously, a meditation break doesn’t always have to be scheduled! If big decisions and deadlines are approaching in the office, it’s a good idea to do a breathing exercise or a short mediation beforehand. This can help focus the mind and improve rational decision skills.
Another important moment to be mindful is during brainstorming and problem-solving sessions. The research of a Netherlands University found that “a link between mindfulness and creativity, including increased problem-solving skills.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7395604/
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