Chapter 1

Using mindfulness at work

In this first chapter you will discover:

  • How this book can address some of the daily challenges you face at work.
  • An overview of how businesses are now using mindfulness to address some of these very same challenges.
  • How practising and benefiting from mindfulness at work doesn’t have to get in the way of your day-to-day job.
  • An overview of what mindfulness is and your first taste (in this book anyway) of practising it.

It’s hard not to recognise how the reality of work has changed dramat-ically over the last few decades. We now find ourselves working in ever more challenging, complex and ambiguous times. Workers and employers alike are all looking for ways to help them cope with change, uncertainty and ...

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