Mindfulness at work benefits

 

Mindfulness is already well known for being effective in reducing stress and increasing well-being.

A wide range of recent studies at the National Institute of Health UK, the University of Massachusetts, and the Mind/Body Medical Institute at Harvard University, have cited specific business benefits of mindfulness within organizations, including:

  • Reduced costs of staff absenteeism and turnover
  • Improved cognitive function – (i.e. better concentration, memory and learning ability)
  • Improved productivity
  • Enhanced employer/employee and client relationships
  • Enhanced employee job satisfaction