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Meditation for Non-Meditators: Why Meditation can be a Valuable Tool Within Your Organization

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Meditation for Non-Meditators: Why Meditation can be a Valuable Tool Within Your Organization
Date:
May 2, 2012 at 12:00 - 1:00 PM ET
Presenters:
Wendy Woods, M.B.A, Principal(Watershed Training Solutions)
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Description
Take some time out of your busy day and join us!

Experience the benefits first hand as you are guided – step by step - through the hands on practice of several meditations. Gain clear insights about why it’s a valuable work tool used by companies such as Google, General Mills and Genentech. While meditation has been around for thousands of years, it’s only recently that its benefits have been scientifically proven. Mindfulness meditation has been demonstrated to reduce stress, better cognition, improve concentration,increase empathy, aid in decision making, heighten self-awareness and boost positive emotions.

Sound too good to be true? Many of these advantages were discovered in both seasoned and novice meditators and within relatively short periods of time.

Learn simple ways to meditate without becoming a Buddhist monk or sitting cross legged in the office. Appreciate how the brain changes as a result of meditation on both a short and long term basis. Also understand how you can easily fit meditation into your busy day in quick and simple ways whether in a formal seated practice or in an everyday activity. Discover simple guidelines to make your meditation practice easier and enduring.

At the end of the session, participants will be ableto:
1. List 6 scientifically proven benefits of meditation
2. Describe simple meditation techniques that can be practiced in 10 minutes or less
3. Practice at least 2 meditation techniques and understand how to do 2 others.
4. Explain general guidelines for a good meditation.
Who Should Participate
Everyone: employees, managers, leaders, executives, staff.
What You Will Learn
1. List 6 scientifically proven benefits of meditation 2. Describe simple meditation techniques that can be practiced in 10 minutes or less 3. Practice at least 2 meditation techniques and understand how to do 2 others. 4. Explain general guidelines for a good meditation. o Practice at least 2 meditation techniques and understand how to do 2 others
Recommended Resources
Meditating at Work: A New Approach to Overload http://www.noetic.org/noetic/issue-nineteen-february/meditating-at-work/
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