You’ve probably set yourself some audacious goals already for this year (if not, why not?). Wondering how you’re going to stay focused and smash those personal challenges? Could mindfulness boost your success? If you haven’t investigated the science behind mindfulness before you might be more than just a little bit surprised (and very persuaded) by the research.
When Positive Change Guru delivers mindfulness at work programmes were sometimes asked “Isn’t this just another way to screw more out of us?”. Fair Question. Not one to dodge a difficult conversation, here’s our response based on our latest research, ‘Bullet Proof 9 to 5 – ers’ into Mindfulness and Leadership.
Research from the University of California found that we’re distracted an average of every three minutes at work. The Wall Street Journal reports that we check our emails a whopping 74 times daily. There’s no wonder we’re feeling stressed at work. Time to hone some ninja like workplace focusing skills with our black belt mindfulness hacks.
For many people losing weight can be a stressful process. Maybe you or someone you know is working on losing weight to regulate their blood sugar levels? Perhaps you’re working hard to lose weight and combat pre-diabetes or already managing a diagnosis of diabetes? The health stakes can be high when it comes to weight loss and the stresses encountered on a daily basis can all too easily derail our best efforts. So how can mindfulness help? [Read more…]
Welcome to the second episode of The Positive Change Guru Podcast, the podcast for a positive community. We want you to be inspired, achieve your dreams and take action. Our mission is to help you achieve your goals and unleash your awesomeness by providing you with practical, actionable tools for positive change. So what better place to start than with the subject of our second episode, Introduction to Mindfulness. Let’s go! [Read more…]
Are You A Human Being Or A Human Doing?
Mindfulness. Everybody is doing it from Google, UK Parliament, the US Senate to Price Waterhouse Coopers, Starbucks, Google and Deutsche Bank but what is it and why are they bothering? Mindfulness an introduction is here to guide you!
Profit? Loss? Return on investment? How about compassionate leadership as an organisational metric? We give you the skinny on why it might not be as counterintuitive as it sounds and how to become a compassionate leader with our 5 key steps.
Resilience at Work Training. We’re so thrilled to be partnering with national charity to pilot a brand new course designed to develop happy, resilient teams. Combining resilience and happiness is a smart move, as research demonstrates (think Shawn Achor, Sonja Lyubomirsky, Tel Ben-Shahar & co). We know that happy, resilient teams are able to perform more effectively, recover from failure more quickly, feel more motivated and be way more productive. But why?
Sacrifice Syndrome: The Cycle Of Wellbeing Deprivation
Sacrifice Syndrome. The cycle whereby leaders are caught in a corrosive pattern of workplace behaviours; working late, skipping lunch, catching up on weekends….the list is endless. The result? Dissonant leadership, bleeding into the rest of your organisation causing stress and burnout.
Coming Up: Mindful Leadership London
Our Mindful Leadership London Masterclass returns. We’re delighted to invite you to join us for one of our most popular courses. If you’ve wondered about how mindfulness can help you to become a more resilient, agile and focused leader, this is the course for you.