In Changing Culture in the Workplace, Kristen Neff talks about how Self Compassion is vital (and predictive) of RESILIENCE and the ability to cope in difficulty.
She also describes in detail what self compassion is, why it matters and explores what the research shows.
Changing Culture in the Workplace – Self Compassion and Resilience
Studies validate that Self Compassion is positively correlated with Emotional Wellbeing. It decreases negative emotional states (stress, anxiety, rumination, depression), while increasing positive emotional states and behaviours (optimism, motivation, accountability, responsibility).
Mindfulness at Work provides a range of training options, specifically geared to develop these skills and change culture in workplaces. Please get in touch to learn more
During the coronavirus pandemic, Eckhart Tolle advises that we stay conscious in the face of adversity.
He says this time of less ‘busyness’ offers an opportunity for each person to dig deep.
To BE HERE, to be PRESENT and to find what is deepest within.
Here are some guided meditations to help you to deal with natural fear and anxiety as well as cultivate presence and inner stillness.
JoanneApril 5, 2018
Kristin Neff speaks at Ted Talks about ‘The space between Self Esteem and Self Compassion’. She explains how Mindful Self Compassion trumps self esteem without the downside and is a healthier way of relating to ourselves. Research shows that self-compassion boosts happiness, self confidence, optimism, creativity, gratitude and reduces anxiety, depression, perfectionism, body shame, fear of failure and satisfying relationships. Click to learn about a Mindful Self Compassion Course >
JoanneMarch 15, 2017
CBS News 60 minutes special on Mindfulness video
Reports on what it is like to achieve Mindfulness…
An awareness scientists show is healthy and brain altering but elusive in today’s world of digital distractions. The man responsible for bringing Mindfulness to the Western World, Jon Kabat Zinn explains how it works. And why people who are overwhelmed by life’s distractions and feel they are no longer really living, find Mindfulness training transformational and life enhancing…
JoanneJanuary 3, 2017
BBC investigates : Can Mindfulness help us deal with stress?
On Jan 27th 2011, the BBC explored whether Mindfulness can help us deal with stress. This clip shows how mindfulness meditation can physically reshape the brain and thought processes and bring big benefits. These changes can be seen in a brain scan. Powerful!
JoanneDecember 17, 2016
Comedian and writer Ruby Wax has suffered bouts of depression throughout her life and finally made it public.
She went on to study psychotherapy and neuroscience — and took a comedy show about mental illness on tour around the wards of mental health institutions. She wrote a book entitled: ‘Sane New World’ and speaks here about why our minds can send us mad and how we can rewire our thinking.
JoanneSeptember 20, 2016
The Gallup Organization recently reported that only 30% of surveyed employees are engaged at work. That means companies aren’t getting their best out of people, and employees are not motivated to perform. They’re either bored or burned out.
Daniel Goleman argues that the remedy isn’t simply finding new managers to motivate teams, it’s about committing to continuous improvement for all employees throughout the organization. The good news is that we can continue to develop throughout life and given the direct correlation between a leader’s state and the team & organization’s state it makes a lot of sense to do so!
JoanneDecember 24, 2015