Mindfulness, not flakiness

February 23, 2009


Sarah Treleaven, Financial Post Published: Saturday, February 21, 2009

There are already so many things you’re forced to do at work. Drink subpar coffee as a break from mundane chores. Come up with creative ways to cut costs. And now your boss wants you to meditate?

Meditation has been gaining a slow and steady fan base in financial and professional environments as a way to combat the ravaging physical and psychological impacts of stress.
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Opportunities 2007: Transitioning Toward Success

February 15, 2007


April 30th to May 2nd, 2007, Toronto, Doubletree International Plaza Hotel
Mindfulness for Wellbeing Now or Don’t Believe Everything you Think
Barbara Symmons

Mindfulness is intentional focused awareness: paying attention on purpose in the present moment, non-judgmentally. Mindfulness is a complete discipline, aimed at deep self-reflection, self-knowledge and liberation from confirming views of self, others and the world. Mindfulness is a way of taking charge of your life, using an already present deep internal resource for learning, growing and healing. Mindfulness in the workplace assists participants to utilize their innate abilities to learn how to:
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