How can mindfulness meditation make you a better leader?

A leader needs clear thinking, and mindfulness can help you achieve that. It's a tool, and a smart leader doesn't leave a useful tool in the box. Some people have the idea that mindfulness meditation is simply about emptying your mind. And if you are someone who is attached to the image of yourself as a thinker, [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:33+01:00June 30th, 2016|Jon Kabit-Zinn, Meditation, Mindful Leadership|0 Comments

Mindfulness can help prevent depression

Mindfulness has its critics. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, or MBCT was first developed by  Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. MBCT has been embraced by hundreds of thousands of people around the world, but some people are unconvinced. However, a new study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry found that MBCT can help [...]

Why businesses use mindfulness meditation

Over the last few years, more and more businesses have taught mindfulness meditation to their employees, or encouraged their workers to learn how to incorporate the practice into their daily routine. You might think that any business that uses mindfulness is probably some kind of hippy-dippy fly-by-night selling knitted yoghurt and handwoven cheese! You’d be [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:34+01:00May 30th, 2016|Meditation, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Exploring the neuroscience of mindfulness

Are you a religious person? Perhaps you attend mass every week and pray daily. Maybe you prefer the term “spiritual” because you believe in a higher power, but you’re not an adherent of any particular religion. Then again, you could be someone who has lost their faith — or someone who never had any to [...]

By |2017-11-07T13:12:34+01:00May 30th, 2016|Mindfulness|0 Comments
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