Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Learn to relate and take control over whatever is happening in your life, do something for yourself that no one else can do for you.

Increase your ability to relax, improve your self-esteem, and have more energy and enthusiasm for life.

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Of course all the reasons why individuals should consider taking up mbsr also apply to those in business, from the 'shop floor' to the board room. Professional practice, the military and government organisations have all demonstrated the benefits that come from a more resilient work force. In one case a mindfulness program provided to transport workers in London resulted in a 70% decrease in days off work due to stress, distress and anxiety. Days lost from all other health issues were also down by 50%. It has been estimated in the UK that 13.5 million days of work are lost due to stress related illness, costing businesses on average approximately NZ$4,000.00 per employee per year. In itself this a strong argument for bringing mindfulness to the work place. In addition The Mental Health Foundation in the UK's Mindfulness Report highlighted those engaged in mindfulness practice to be:

In conjunction with the other benefits highlighted on the page for individuals we can see that a mindfulness practice in the work environment is likely to reduce absenteeism and work place conflict whilst increasing creativity, productivity and job satisfaction, whilst improving staff retention.

Training

Options exist for courses to be run by the business for chosen employees, or voluntary attendance at a course provided on or off site.

One on one mindfulness training is also available for executives and individual managers as resonant and resilient businesses are often the result of Mindful leadership.

Whilst the course will be based around the mbsr curriculum it will be tailored and delivered to suit the organisations requirements. This may include a focus on the core business and the option of running the course over different time formats than those for individuals. Courses for businesses are individually constructed and priced accordingly. Please contact us for further details.