Businesses Are Embracing Meditation

Meditation has many well-documented benefits: from reduced stress and risk of heart disease, to increased productivity and creativity. Some companies are waking up to the idea that these effects have practical implications as well in the world of day-to-day running of business.

Transcendental Meditation as mentioned in the video is just one of the many forms of meditation gaining ground in the business community. Mindfulness, a secular form of meditation that has its roots in Buddhist practice, is likewise finding home in the corporate world.

Corporations Are Embracing Mindfulness

Mindfulness. If you’re not yet au fait with the concept, it might be a good idea to familiarize yourself with it now, because you’ll be hearing a lot about it in 2013; from business leaders, academics, politicians and educationalists.

But don’t, whatever you do, call it a buzzword, for it’s the very opposite. By definition, mindfulness aims to shut out the buzz; it is a ain-training technique based on using your eath to achieve mental clarity.

It has been discussed in Parliament as a therapy in relation to both unemployment and depression. But it isn’t about zoning out. If anything, it’s about zooming in; paying attention to the present and decluttering the ain to make room for creativity — and in business that means boosting the bottom line.

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