There are a great many well-researched happiness interventions; however none has greater scientific backing than regular mindfulness practices. “Mindfulness” is really a re-branding of the ancient practice of meditation.

This short video, from Big Think, makes an exceptional case for learning a practice of your own.

Meditation has a list of benefits unlike any other health intervention ever invented, including:

  • Greater calm and resilience from stress
  • Improved clarity of thinking, including perceiving more problem-solving options
  • Improved immune response—fewer colds and flus
  • Reduced heart rate
  • Better pain management
  • Better sleep
  • Enhanced sexual function
  • Reduced depressive symptoms
  • Lowered anxiety
  • Improved working memory
  • Elongation of sustained task focus
  • Improved emotional regulation
  • Enhanced self-esteem
  • Reduced distractibility
  • Quicker recovery from physical and emotional trauma
  • Improved interpersonal relationships—greater empathy and compassion
  • Faster mental processing

Is it time for you, and your team, to learn to meditate? Call us. We can help.