There is more and more scientific evidence that a mindfulness practice can be very helpful in the workplace.
The British Government
The British Government conducted a mindfulness study to test the effectiveness of mindfulness and meditation techniques in the corporate environment. The results of this study can be found in the book “Mindfulness @ Work: Reduce stress, live mindfully and be happier and more productive at work by Anna Black
The number of days off for stress, anxiety and depression have fallen by 71% over the following three years.
Absences for all conditions dropped by 50% over that time.
80% of participants reporting improvements in their relationships,
79% improvements in their ability to relax,
64% improvements in sleep patterns
53% improvements in happiness at work.
100+ Scientific Benefits of Meditation
To reduce pre-Alzheimer’s cognitive impairment, get to the yoga mat – UCLA study finds yoga, meditation more effective than memory-boosting exercises click here
West University Seniors
Meets the second and fourth Wednesdays on Zoom
from 2pm to 3:30 pm
Led by Stan Merrill
Call the West University Senior Center to enroll. 713 662 5896
Insight Meditation Group – Website
Meets every Monday 7 to 8:30 pm at Unitarian Universalist Church – Led by Ginger Clarkson
NY Times Article – How to start a meditation Practice Click Here
5 Brutal Truths about life click here
1) Worrying is useless…
2) If we want to be happy, we must see reality for what it is…
3) We need to accept change actively…
4) The root of suffering is pursuing temporary feelings…
5) Meditation is the path to reducing suffering
Mix of Six – Six things that you can do to prevent Cancer click here
Mindfulness and Athletes click here
Mindfulness techniques for children click here
PBS 2 hour special – Schools of the future containing a section on Meditation training for children click here
Meditation in schools in Baltimore: click here
Want to Raise Your IQ by 23 Percent? Neuroscience Says Take Up This Simple Habit by By Melanie Curtin click here
The World’s Happiest Man Wishes You Wouldn’t Call Him That. BY MICHAEL PATERNITI click here
Why Facts Don’t Change our Mind – (The article is a book review about Confirmation Bias or Motivational Reasoning. The fact that we only believe the things that reinforce our preconceived ideas.) click here