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How to get people to practice mindfulness more in the workplace

Research Briefing

Keywords: mindfulness, mental health, well-being, psychology, work disengagement, stress, sleep quality, psychological detachment

One of the most prevalent movements in terms of mental health in recent years has been mindfulness. Mindfulness, as a practice, has seen a significant increase in interest from individuals, organisations and research. Many recent studies found that the practice of mindfulness can produce a range of positive benefits which include, for example:

  • Better work-life balance
  • Reduction in stress
  • Enhanced work-based well-being
  • Faster recovery from trauma, stress and anxiety
  • Calmer approaches to stressful situations
  • Increased job satisfaction
  • Higher levels of productivity
  • Better sleep quality
  • Faster fatigue recovery.

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