Introduction

The Business Case for Mindfulness Training

  1. Michael Chaskalson

Published Online: 15 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119976974.ch

The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR

The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR

How to Cite

Chaskalson, M. (2011) Introduction, in The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119976974.ch

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 26 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470661581

Online ISBN: 9781119976974

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Keywords:

  • business case for mindfulness training - a more mindful workplace, employee well-being and resilience;
  • eight-week mindfulness course - for anyone, wanting to attend such courses;
  • attendance, voluntary - and people having a sense, that it has real benefits to offer;
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme - and Stress Reduction Clinic, of Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn;
  • daily meditation practice of 20 minutes - or more at a stretch;
  • Kabat-Zinn and colleagues' eight-week MBSR programme - and variants of it, subject to research;
  • Mental Health Foundation's report - evidence from mindfulness and well-being research, and quality of life;
  • people, who are mindful - less likely to react, defensively or aggressively when feeling threatened;
  • mindfulness, increasing self-awareness - associated with greater vitality;
  • good news, that mindfulness training - is making a huge difference

Summary

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