Change and Challenge has become an everyday norm in our working world and most of us consider it an inevitable part of the workplace. That's just the way it is right?
Yet research at Harvard and Stanford suggest that we better stop taking stress for granted and the unhealthy impact it is having on workplace mindsets. We are better served and will be better prepared for the future if we start to address this head on and in new and innovative ways.
The rise of infotech, biotech and A.I. over the coming years is also likely to take a toll on mental stamina in the workplace and it's going to take more than the odd stress management "lunch & learn" to help employees surf these tides.
"As the volatility in the job market and of individual careers increases, will people be able to cope? We will probably need for more effective stress-reduction techniques - ranging from drugs to neurofeed-back to Meditation - to prevent the human mind from snapping" Yuval Harari, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century.
This is why more Smart Businesses & Leaders are turning to Meditation as a powerful and effective way to strengthen and prepare their workplace.
Studies show that meditation strengthens the brain and this helps employees build stronger and more resilient mindsets. More workplaces now know that instead of temporary solutions, helping employees build strength from within, a stronger brain & mind, is a good for business.
It's inspiring that today meditation carries with it loads of benefits and this is backed by science. The strongest evidence to date that meditation has a positive impact on well being comes from the first meta-analysis of 47 trials and shows that people participating in meditation experience less anxiety, depression and pain.
As well, companies like BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, report these benefits from their own Employee Meditation Program: