Creating a Mindfulness Culture in the Workplace

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LiveWell at Work for this summer’s Healthy Workplace Forum, “Creating a Mindfulness Culture in the Workplace” was facilitated by Kaitlin Blanco-Silva from Palmetto Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Kaitlin provided an overview of how mindfulness can decrease stress and improve employee wellbeing; organizational strategies to promote emotional and mental wellbeing among employees including the following; and practical tips to incorporate mindfulness throughout a workplace, including:

  • Policies and practices to promote work-life balance
  • Providing a dedicated quiet space
  • Providing access to counseling
  • Providing social events throughout the year
  • Integration of mental health / EAP services with employee wellness

A huge thank you to AlignLife for sponsoring LiveWell at Work; Pelham Medical Center for hosting us; Babaziki’s for the delicious and healthy lunch; Kaitlin Blanco-Silva and Palmetto EAP for a great presentation and our dedicated workgroup members!  Creating a Mindful Culture in the Workplace  slides can be accessed here.

 

 

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