DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS ALL PACKAGES AND TRAINING CAN BE DELIVERED TO STAFF BY ZOOM
Mindfulness In The Workplace
Do you know how much of your work force is stressed?
Work-related stress, anxiety or depression accounts for over half of all working days lost due to ill health in Great Britain.
In total, 15.4 million working days were lost in 2017/18 as a result of the condition, up from 12.5 million last year. This equates to 57.3 per cent of the 26.8 million work days lost to ill health according to figures released by the Health and Safety Executive
This increase has been partially driven by a rise in the number of new or long-standing cases, with 595,000 workers reporting that they currently suffer from the condition up from 526,000 in 2016/17.
Is stress hurting engagement and turnover in your business? Mindfulness can address concerns specific to your industry and company. Bringing mindfulness into your health and wellbeing program will solve or improve issues such as high stress levels or high rates of mental health related absence.
The benefits of mindfulness on the business
Whilst the majority of research to date focuses on how mindfulness improves employee wellbeing, there is a growing body of research which centres on the benefits of mindfulness within the workplace. For example, it’s been reported in HR magazine that mindfulness prevents burnout, promotes job satisfaction and can facilitate better performance, as well as increasing memory and concentration levels.
Mindfulness training could also make employees more effective workplace learners and may even help to increase their IQ, according to an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. Mindfulness training has also been linked to heightened emotional intelligence, improved decision-making and strategic thinking abilities, better focus and enhanced creativity.
Considering this enviable list of perks, it’s perhaps unsurprising that many big businesses including Google, GlaxoSmithKline and Goldman Sachs are choosing to promote mindfulness within the workplace. And the results are impressive. Transport for London (TfL) has seen stress, anxiety and depression related absence fall by a staggering 71% since introducing employees to mindfulness.
The benefits of mindfulness on employee wellbeing
A lot of research into mindfulness has looked at its positive effects on wellbeing. The mental health charity Mind note that mindfulness can help people with :
- Enhanced decision making
- Effective communication
- Stronger teams and leaders
- Superior creativity and innovation
- Improved engagement
- Confidence around change
- Greater resilience
- Positive wellbeing
- Manage unhelpful thoughts
- Develop more useful responses to difficult events
- Be kinder towards oneself
- Feel calmer
- Better manage stress
Studies also show that practicing mindfulness can help employees manage mild depression, anxiety and other common mental health problems.
Encouraging employees to look after their wellbeing also shows that the company cares about them, which in turn can make them feel happier and more engaged at work. And, people who are happy at work tend to enjoy life more, have stronger relationships and a greater sense of purpose.
We provide a range of different packages. However, no two companies have the same culture or challenges so in addition to these packages we can work with you to develop a course that fits your needs and budget. Our trainings are always bespoke.
DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS ALL PACKAGES AND TRAINING CAN BE DELIVERED TO STAFF BY ZOOM.
All packages and training are delivered in your place of work, either in-person or via Zoom videocall.
Option 1 - Simply Meditation
- Regular guided one hour meditation sessions
- At intervals to suit your requirements
- Themed meditations for stress, sleep, focus and more
Option 2 - Training & Meditation
- A 3 hour training workshop
- What Mindfulness & Meditation is, how it can help and how to practice it
- Guided meditation delivered
Option 3 - Mindfulness & Meditation Courses
- 6-8 week courses
- Sessions in two hour blocks
- Bespoke topics such as mindful thoughts & emotions, anxiety & worry, building confidence and more!
What other businesses have said...
Very informative and some simple measures that will encourage us to be more mindful. It was very professional and enjoyable. Thank you for a wonderful training session, reflective, relaxing, eye-opening and empowering us to believe in ourselves. You have been terrific!
Marks and Spencer
The Mindfulness course has been very enjoyable and informative. I am now much more confident moving forwards, that I can continue with a mindfulness approach in helping others
Leverington Primary School
Brilliant course! Easy and interesting to listen to. We were given different ways to meditate and it's good for me to relieve stress. I will definitely try to incorporate this into my personal life. Great techniques provided that brought things into perspective. Thank you! I cant wait to implement this at work.
Wisbech Day Nursery