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Mindfulness at Work

Mindfulness at Work Is Not Mind Control

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 12.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

A chorus of criticism has grown alongside mindfulness at work programs. But do they throw the mindful baby out with the corporate bath water?

Treating Stress and Trauma With Mindfulness

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 09.16.2015 | Education
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Mindfulness is a committed, concerted, targeted practice -- a life skill. While pausing for a few deep breaths may make you feel better in the moment, practicing and training regularly will allow you to achieve long lasting results, brain health, and that calmer, less reactive place of being.

Choose Creation Over Inertia

Leigh Roche | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Leigh Roche

Choose creation and let go of the attachment to how it might hypothetically unfold; just let it unfold. When we are immersed in the moments of creating, and not concerned with the outcome, that is mindfulness.

Will Work for Yoga

Omega Institute | Posted 03.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Omega Institute

Yoga and meditation are not just extracurricular activities. Many employers now offer on-site wellness programs to boost morale and health around the office.

Key to Happiness: The Power of a Smile

Maura Sweeney | Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Maura Sweeney

Powerful smiles at Miami Cruise Port Terminal on an early Saturday morning "Smile and the world will smile with you." -- Unknown Want a sure fire ...

Can Mindfulness at Work Help Busy Executives?

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 11.25.2014 | Business
Bruce Mayhew

Do you ever feel you've been busy all day and didn't get much done? You may not have realized it at the time but you were likely multitasking all day; helping co-workers and clients, switching from task to task, responding to email, phone calls, knocks on your office door, being pulled into meetings.

What's It Like to Take Google's Mindfulness Training?

Mirabai Bush | Posted 09.24.2014 | Business
Mirabai Bush

The way I see it, the truth reveals itself uniquely in each human being, which is amazing since there are so many of us. And it also comes through certain groups or subcultures in unique ways that the rest of us can learn from.

How 1 Woman Single-Handedly Convinced Intel To Let Its Workers Meditate On The Job

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 04.01.2015 | Business

When Lindsay Van Driel looked around at her colleagues over four years ago at Intel's office in Hillsboro, Oregon, she saw a group of stressed, tired ...

Leaders Of The Mindfulness Movement On How Meditation Will Change The Workplace

Posted 03.18.2014 | Healthy Living

Once a niche activity for the spiritual set, meditation and mindfulness have made their way into the corporate world, with numerous CEOs opening up ab...

Your Body Is Your Business

MeriLynn Blum | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women
MeriLynn Blum

Befriend your body and it can be a great ally, aligned with your intentions. Deny your body and it can be a formidable opponent, at odds with your intentions.

Mariann Johnson: Mindfully Navigating Office Politics

Mariann Johnson | Posted 11.16.2013 | Women
Mariann Johnson

As leaders, we must embody in words and deeds the values and practices we expect from others. It is important that we take the time to reflect honestly on our own role in possibly perpetuating an atmosphere that allows for office politics to flourish.

Catherine Chen, Ph.D.: 5 Reasons Your Anti-Procrastination Efforts Aren't Working

Catherine Chen, Ph.D. | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women
Catherine Chen, Ph.D.

Whether it's to prepare for that promotion or to find your dream job, here are some tips for getting yourself back on track.

How To Be More Mindful At Work

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living

"Meditation is an act of sanity," scientist and writer John Kabat-Zinn told Google employees in a mindfulness session at the company's headquarters in...

Stressed At Your Desk? 4 Mental Exercises To Practice At Work

Posted 02.07.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Work As A Spiritual Gymnasium

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 03.05.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

Instead of viewing work as only a means to gain wealth, prestige and power, we all need to see that work presents the most powerful environment for spiritual development and contribution.