3-hour session is suitable for HR, Corporate professionals and
employees who have an interest in improving wellbeing, resilience and
performance in the workplace utilising Mindfulness.
is a widely-researched and increasingly pervasive set of techniques
including western psychological science and secularised meditation
practices. Mindfulness has been shown to increase resilience and to improve
performance in a wide range of areas including sports, healthcare,
education, as well as the workplace.
the end of the course delegates will be able to:
· Define and understand
what Mindfulness is and what it is not.
· Describe some of the
benefits of Mindfulness practice, including those within the workplace
· interact with and absorb
some of the key theoretical principles of this approach
· begin to consider how to
develop personal and/or workplace mindfulness based resilience skills.
course is a mixture of taught psychological knowledge, experiential
exercises (eye-closed and practical metaphors with and without props) and
interaction is invited and gently encouraged.
TO MINDFULNESS (60 minutes)
What mindfulness is and what it is not
Working on and off automatic pilots: practical exercise
Background to areas of reach and UK trends and standards
YOU RESIST PERSISTS:
How awareness and practice of sensory experience can help to reduce
stress: Group exercise
Practice of sensory awareness: Body Scan meditation practice.
The Paradox of Mindfulness: How doing and problem solving may lead to
more difficulty: sensory vs. conceptual experience explained.
WITH THOUGHTS AND EMOTIONS:
Mindfulness of Thoughts: letting unhelpful thoughts go
Breath enquiry and awareness practice
Three major emotion regulation systems: Drive, Threat and Soothing
AND PLANNING INITIAL MINDFULNESS-BASED GOALS
will consider how Mindfulness practice may be applied in personal time and