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Wellness

Paying attention to the present.

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness — paying attention to the present moment in an accepting, nonjudgmental way — is a simple practice available to all. Research has shown it is also a reliable method for reducing stress, including at work.  When mindfulness in the workplace helps teams achieve more emotional clarity, it can have numerous benefits to learn more click on Learn More.

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Why is Mindfulness

Important?

Mindfulness is known to help people become more active, clear, imaginative, and less resistant to change. It gives them the time to pause and reflect on decisions. At all times, mindfulness helps people choose to adjust and calm down so that the right action can be taken.

On-Demand Classes

Thriving @ Work: Leveraging the Connection between Well-Being and Productivity

Listening Mindfully

Leadership isn't just a skill for managers. Demonstrating leadership is important for employees at every level of an organization. There are opportunities to lead every day, whether you hold a formal leadership position or not. In this course, leadership and personal development experts Lisa Earle McLeod and Elizabeth McLeod outline how individual contributors or SMEs can exhibit leadership by influencing, inspiring, mentoring, and motivating others. They also help you overcome unique challenges such as how to communicate when you think your boss or team is headed in the wrong direction.

Topics include:

  • Name three ways that you can add value to a meeting.

  • Recognize the benefits of including emotional impact in your stories.

  • Explain how developing a team mindset can increase efficiency and productivity.

  • Identify an easy way to reinforce expectations.

  • Determine when it is necessary to tell your boss about a mistake made by a peer.

  • Recall the most important benefit of punctuality

The Science of Happiness

This free course from Yale University through Coursera will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks,

 

Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.

Initially, IPG’s Global Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Group launched this website to help people navigate COVID-19 with a diversity, equity, 

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