An Introduction to mindfulness is one of the free CABA course developed from reserach by Dr Hilary Lindsay, which identified career adaptability as a critical element of lifelong learning and professional development.
The research identified 5 attributes within career adaptability - engaging, exploring, experimenting, positive attitude and self-belief. An Introduction to mindfulness along with our 11 other career adaptability courses will show you how to develop these attributes, helping you to shape your career and have the future you want.
Understand the concept of mindfulness and how to use techniques that will enable you to become more aware of your thoughts and feelings so that instead of being overwhelmed by them, you're better able to manage them.
Mindfulness is everywhere at the moment but is it as good as its positive press suggests?
This one day course will introduce you to the foundations of mindfulness and its many applications in everyday life. You will explore the empirical evidence behind it, as well as who is currently using it and why.
Through practical exercises, reflection and discussion you will have the opportunity to sample mindfulness strategies that with regular practice will enable you to:
This course will enable you to understand how mindfulness techniques can improve your ability to cope with stress in the workplace or at home, manage anxiety or depression or improve your concentration, energy levels and enjoyment of life.
Our Introduction to mindfulness course takes place in several UK locations and is suitable for ICAEW chartered accountants working at any level within the public, voluntary, corporate and private sector. It's ideal for anyone who wants to achieve a higher level of personal effectiveness.
Please note: This one day training course is an introduction to mindfulness and offers a taster of various mindfulness practices. It may not be considered suitable at this time for those affected with acute depression, active or recent substance (alcohol or drug) addictions, P.T.S.D., Bi-polar disorder, current or past psychosis, significant long standing interpersonal difficulties (e.g. currently meeting the criteria for a personality disorder), by recent trauma, significant loss such as divorce, bereavement or unresolved grief reaction. If you are affected by any of these conditions and the course is not for you, there are many other ways in which we can support you. To find out more please contact us on +44 (0) 1788 556 366
Delegates must be open to looking at how their emotions can impact on everything they do and say, within a safe and supportive environment.
Why not also sign up for one or more of our other courses designed to boost your career adaptability: building your resilience, for strengthening your ability to effectively manage pressure; developing and maintaining a growth mindset, to achieve personal and professional success; develop your personal brand, to boost your impact, know your values and increase your confidence; managing personal change effectively, to identify ways to adjust to change more successfully; emotional intelligence for success, to increase self-awareness and better relationships; where next? planning the next step in your career, to help you be more positive and proactive when you're ready to make a career move; developing team resilience - a strategy for managers so you’re able to support your team by recognising when they are stressed and why; effective time management to learn how to analyse your use of time and improve your planning and time management and positive ageing - living well for later life, which focus on the emotional aspects and impact of ageing and will support you to take care of your emotional wellbeing.