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The Corporate Wellness Bible by Kate Cook

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53. Using Mindfulness at work*

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a way of being more aware of everything that we are experiencing, in the here and now, that helps us not only enjoy life more but also be better at everything we do.

Being mindful means using the more cognitive areas of the brain to experience greater clarity about everything that is going on around us as well as the stories that our minds are telling us.

There are formal Mindfulness practices, which are very effective and well worth learning, such as a Body Scan (scanning your body, area by area, with focused attention on what sensations you are aware of in each area) or Breathing practice (focused attention to the sensations of the breath in the body). These Mindfulness ...

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