How are you feeling today? Do you feel alive, vibrant, ready to take on the world; or a bit sluggish and fatigued, perhaps wondering how you’re going to get through the day?
Typically, the first thing that comes to mind when someone mentions the workplace or school is endless deadlines, massive workloads and high-level stress. However, it seems mainstream schools and workplaces are starting to commit to changing these old ways by integrating mediation as apart of the curriculum and workplace culture.
There comes a time in everyone’s life where inspiration seems hard to come by. Busy schedules, family life, procrastination, a mountain of commitments – all of this can place creative outlets and passions on the backburner and dampen inspiration and vision. With the steps below, you can be on your
Contrary to the opinion of many, mindfulness is more than sitting cross-legged on a mountain top, closing your eyes and listening to your breath whilst humming a sacred mantra to yourself. Yes, formal meditation is one way to achieve balance between your mind and body, however, you don’t need fancy
A few years ago, renowned and respected thought leader Thich Nhat Hanh released a book entitled ‘The Art of Communicating’. In this fascinating take on what is a relatively under-emphasised art, the reader is challenged to reconsider how she speaks to people, and how she listens. For us as leaders,
Being mindful at work sounds wonderful in theory, but how can you add that in on top of an overflowing inbox and never-ending to-do list? Research has shown that when your mind wanders and you go about your day in a “mindless” state, you are more susceptible to stress and
Happiness is something that is so sought after people seem to get lost chasing it. Changing our eating habits and incorporating foods that encourage happiness, wellbeing and satisfaction is a great way to start on the journey toward improving our mood and general outlook. An easy way to encourage a
Organisational change, especially if it means downsizing, can be a stressful time. Practising mindfulness and compassion can help employees adjust to change with realistic expectations and the tools to cope. The author of this article, Olivia Downing, is a registered psychologist who focuses on the benefits of mindfulness. In her