Benefits of Mindfulness TrainingThe scientific evidence of the benefits of mindfulness practice is astounding.
Mindfulness Practice in Education
Mindfulness practices help teachers and students focus and concentrate. A few minutes of mindfulness practice can improve the learning environment. When mindfulness is integrated, the group is often calmer and able to accomplish more with improvements in attention, academics and social skills. Below are lists of benefits, resources, and research that support the efficacy of mindfulness.
Mindfulness Practice in Business
Why mindfulness practice for business environments? Seeing things the way they are and paying attention in the present moment are abilities sought after by leaders. Companies are promoting mindfulness through HR and leadership development programs. Below are lists of benefits, resources, and research that support the efficacy of mindfulness.
- Increased emotional regulation
- Increased social skills
- Increased ability to orient attention
- Increased working memory and planning capacity
- Increased self esteem
- Increased calmness and self acceptance
- Increased quality of sleep
Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.Thich Nhat Hanh
Happiness is a skill, emotional balance is a skill, compassion and altruism are skills, and like any skill they need to be developed. That’s what education is about.Matthieu Ricard
The habit of ignoring our present moments in favor of others yet to come leads directly to a pervasive lack of awareness of the web of life in which we are embedded.Jon Kabat-Zinn
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