We know that milk in the fridge and fruit in the office fruit bowl can improve productivity and encourage healthy choices in the workplace. But it also important to prioritise your mental health at work. Studies show it’s win-win when workplaces encourage their staff to incorporate mindfulness into their workday.
“By practising mindfulness you’ll be better equipped at not only recognising workplace stressors and distractions, but handling them in healthier ways. Being fully present and consciously focused on the task at hand, free from distractions or judgment, and with a soft and open mind — can be hugely beneficial and transformative. By training ourselves to be more present at work through mindfulness, we learn to take care of one thing at a time. Moving forward task by task allows us to create opportunities to be more attentive, aware, and productive and less reactive, overwhelmed, and on autopilot.”
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