Mindfulness At Work... Everybody's doing it.
From Google to the NHS and Transport for London. Even Harvard Business School includes mindfulness principles in its leadership programmes.
So what is mindfulness?
In its simplest form, mindfulness means awareness.
Practising mindfulness offers a way to pay attention to the present moment, without judgement. The origins of mindfulness sit firmly in Buddhism but it's increasingly taught in a secular form.
Mindfulness can help to reduce stress and anxiety and conflict, and increase resilience and emotional intelligence, while improving communication in the workplace.
When trying to decide whether you are mindful, consider the following points.