Mindfulness is a tool that can help support individuals when dealing with challenging workplace environments. This is study by Alison Carter from the Institute of Employment Studies and Jutta Tobais from Cranfield University’s School of Management, on the strategic potential that mindfulness offers for organisations. Some thought provoking information. Click on the picture for more information.
Research from the University of Surrey and Harvard Medical School, conducted by mathematicians and sleep scientists predict that turning down the lights and reducing screen time in the hours before bed, is a more effective solution to sleep deprived teenagers than later school start times. The research also draws attention to light, light consumption and darkness as important environmental and behavioural factors influencing health. This has important implications for how we
Such an important approach - “Smile, breathe, and go slowly.” A quote from Thich Nhat Hanh. This made me reflect on what are the benefits of a Mindfulness practice could be and in particular within professional relationships. I wanted to share an article in which Dr Martyn Newman discusses the impact of the digital age on relationships, EQ and business, with Neuroscientist Baroness Susan Greenfield. The interview was as part of the EQ summit in May 2017. Baroness Greenfield
An interesting study has recently been published in the Journal of Neuroscience which has found that brain waves can be altered by playing a musical instrument improving an individual’s ability to listen and hear, over a short period of time. This is another example of neuroplasticity and the ability for our brains to rewire themselves. Just in the way that art therapy has been used to support mental ill health, maybe music therapy could do the same? #positiveliving #recovery