Imagine being able to rewire your brain’s functionality whenever you feel a burnout coming on. Meditation is not magic; it simply stems from your ability to practice mindfulness and switching your day off temporarily and hitting the refresh button. Most employees and leaders complain of stress and impending pressure to perform, and many workplaces have adopted meditation in their daily routine to beat the grind. Read on to see why!
Your brain’s ability to create newer and healthier neurons is facilitated by a few minutes of meditation daily. The brain’s center of memory, intelligence and learning are boosted and your ability to perform multiplies instantly!
The simple act of meditation strengthens the brain’s most used pathways and engages the least used ones too. Who wouldn’t want an instant upgrade? Check out this video to see more of what neuroscientists found out about the love story between meditation and the brain. A stronger brain means a stronger you!
Meditate Together to Stay Together:
Some studies show that meditating in the workplace increases employee engagement, satisfaction, and teamwork. Researchers have also observed increased creativity and improved problem-solving skills. Workplace bonds create loyalty and fraternity, and meditation sessions during work hours seem to foster that; a happy team ensures employee retention and a healthier social environment. Win-win for all!
Hocus, Pocus, Focus!
You have several post-its with “to-do” lists pinned on your desk, a file staring right at you, and 10 tabs open in your head – crazy, isn’t it? Stress and anxiety tax our ability to focus and lower energy levels. Meditation helps employees in controlling their response to stress by volumizing the brain’s cortex which assigns attentional resources – meaning you’re going to be better at ignoring stressful thoughts and attending better to your work!
Various workplaces are investing in their employees’ mental health. Some have hired performance coaches, introduced “personal days” off, and even renovated their architecture. Since we care, we won’t leave you hanging, check out this article to quickly meditate at your desk and have a productive day!
Jennifer Castro is the owner of JAC Wellness Solutions. She is a Health Educator, Nutritionist, and Patient Advocate specializing in Women's Health & Vestibular Disorders. When she was diagnosed with an inner ear imbalance called Meniere's Disease, she knew she had no choice but to step up her game and become a detective for her own health. Coach Jenny is studying to become a Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach while creating course content for health coaches and educators. She created an educational program for preschool teachers called Jump & Roll Fitness. The program provides lesson plans on how to create healthy habits for preschoolers. She also works as an Insurance Broker providing insurance solutions for small businesses, wellness, and medical practitioners. This blog is ALL about health, well-being, nutrition, lifestyle and kitchen hacks. She also tells stories of her own personal health journey. Coach Jenny loves to garden, spend time with her hubby, and loves to bake new recipes. She likes to put her own "healthy" spin on her and her hubby's favorite sweet treats.
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