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Focusing the Mind Meditation

If you Google what the top ten most successful people do on a daily basis, more than half say they meditate.

When our mind gets scattered, it's hard to be efficient and effective. Try this short practice to interrupt any overwhelm and refocus the mind.

Hope it helps!

Michelle
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Westerners spend on average about 97,000 hours of our lives on the job, which is 11 consecutive years, which is about 1/7 of our entire lives…so it’s no wonder that workplace stress is a really big deal.

High blood pressure, cardiac Issues, chronic pain and fatigue, obesity, GI distress, and addiction all have been linked to high experiences of workplace stress.

But for most people there’s a disconnect between meditation and real life workplace stress…how does sitting on a cushion in meditation relate to the boardroom? To never-ending deadlines? To dealing with co-workers?

How we teach the integration of mindfulness with the workplace can be best understood by looking at how a good tennis player plays the game. Each and every single time the opponent hits the ball, any decent tennis player will try to take a split step. It’s that little micro jump the athlete uses to regain his or her center for gravity, so that they can then nimbly move in whatever direction is necessary.

A starting point for integrating mindfulness into the workplace is to use short practices that enable us to create that mental split step. These 3 – 5 minute practices can be done anytime and anywhere we need to regain our center of gravity.

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Once we start to feel the benefit right out in our daily work lives, we can begin to practice outside of work as well.

Another sports metaphor to help us understand how our daily personal practice impacts our daily workday stress can be that of a basketball player. In practice, the player shoots shot after shot, so that when he or she actually get in the game, and the opponents are crashing down, they might actually make the shot.

That’s exactly how we begin to bridge the gap between our out-of-work meditation practice and what’s going on in the mind when we’re at work. At home we can begin to practice stabilizing our minds, maybe for 10 or 20 minutes before we go to bed, and then we start to get good at a skill that’s critical to stress reduction – mental stabilization. So that when we’re at work, and the opponents are crashing down on us, we might actually be able to stay strong and stable…because it’s what we’ve been practicing.

Summary of Benefits:

  • A dynamic course for profound yet easy to understand instruction on mindfulness meditation.
  • Easy-to-implement methods for a successful and disciplined practice – even if you’ve struggled in the past.
  • Time to experience and practice on your own while still under the guidance of the instructor.
  • Time to get all questions answered – even the ones you didn’t know you’d have.
  • Day long retreat – a once in a lifetime experience.
  • Comprehensive course book you can refer back to again and again…as well as share with family and friends.
  • Set of Guided Meditations based on the internationally acclaimed program by Dr. Jon Kabat Zinn

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WORKPLACE
STRESS
Focusing the Mind Meditation

If you Google what the top ten most successful people do on a daily basis, more than half say they meditate.

When our mind gets scattered, it's hard to be efficient and effective. Try this short practice to interrupt any overwhelm and refocus the mind.

Hope it helps!

Michelle
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STRESS
REDUCTION
Settling the Mind on the Breath Meditation

Breathing can be an immediate tool for calming the central nervous system. This short meditation can be done anytime, anywhere you want to take things down a notch and ease your stress.

I hope so much it helps,

Michelle
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Body Scan for Relaxation

The next best thing to sleep is rest. If you can use this meditation to help you move into a state of rest, you are at least now moving in a good direction. So don't be discouraged if it doesn't put you right to sleep. Use it to put you to rest, and then see what happens.

I hope so much this helps,

Michelle
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WORKPLACE
STRESS
Focusing the Mind Meditation

If you Google what the top ten most successful people do on a daily basis, more than half say they meditate.

When our mind gets scattered, it's hard to be efficient and effective. Try this short practice to interrupt any overwhelm and refocus the mind.

Hope it helps!

Michelle
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