The benefits of mindfulness workshops for leaders and employees

Mindfulness has huge benefits for your employees and leaders both in their professional and personal lives. 

Fortunately, there are many ways to learn mindfulness, and one of those ways is through a workshop. 

But how do you know if a mindfulness workshop is right for your organization? 

In this blog post, I’m going to go through the benefits of mindfulness workshops, and how they can create kinder, more creative, more communicative teams. 

Firstly, what is mindfulness? 

When stressful or unexpected events take place—which they often do at work—our brains can leap into worrying about the future. We might feel it in our bodies, with that sinking feeling in our stomach or that anger that rises through us. 

Mindfulness helps you ground yourself in these situations. It’s about being present in the moment, and being aware of your thoughts, emotions and body. 

You can then use certain mindfulness practices to calm your body, think...

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Mental health awareness training for employers/leaders and C-suite executives: Everything you need to know

In recent years I’ve been so excited to see a growing awareness of the importance of mental health and wellness in the workplace; not just amongst employees facing the daily challenges of rapidly evolving global work environments, but amongst business leaders and C-suite executives as well.

In this post, we’ll take a look at the growth of mental wellness training, which is increasingly common amongst small businesses and large corporations alike. We’ll take a look at what these wellness programs look like and explore how they can help your leaders and employees gain more clarity, make more effective decisions, and boost the productivity of high-performing teams.

The rise of corporate mental wellness programs

In the past, some businesses have - rightly or wrongly - been seen by many as caring only about their bottom line, and not focusing enough on the well-being of employees. Well, all that’s changing – in fact, large corporations like Google,...

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How to find the right corporate wellness program for your organization

Corporate wellness programs have become increasingly common in recent years. In a relatively short space of time we’ve gone from a general ignorance of the importance of mental health and well-being programs, to a wide range of happy, productive workplaces embracing wellness programs.

Whilst embracing wellness and well-being in the corporate context is extremely welcome, we’ve ended up in a situation where companies are spoilt for choice when selecting a wellness program.

If you are aware of the importance of well-being in your place of work, that’s already half the battle. But the question still remains: how do you find the right corporate wellness program for your organization?

This guide will help you understand the importance of getting the right wellness program for you, what makes up an effective wellness plan, and how to put it into practice.

Let’s get stuck in. 

What is a corporate wellness program?

It’s worth starting with the basics:...

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