Do you belong to the so-called "sandwich" generation?
Do you have young children and elderly parents? Do you find yourself rushing from one place to another, seven days a week?
I was in that situation many years ago. Dropping my children off at school early morning, followed by a long workday, then supervising them on their homework at night. By the time everything is over, I was totally exhausted. Weekends were not much better as I had to ferry them from one tuition or enrichment to another, and then ending the day with a visit to their grandparents’ home for dinner. The day's down the drain if any of the children or my parents falls ill.
If you are leading such a hectic life, your health would invariably take a toll. While you may not be able to do much to change your schedule, you can certainly empower yourself to improve the situation. We will share strategies with you at our forthcoming "Mindfulness & You" Summit on how you can use the mindfulness techniques learned to help you take a pause to regain control of your health.
Furthermore, we will also share with you the latest research findings on
- how mindfulness can help improve your work performance.
Reference: Reb, J., Narayanan, J., & Ho, Z. W. (2015). Mindfulness at work: Antecedents and consequences of employee awareness and absent-mindedness.
- Benefits of mindfulness at work.
Reference Hülsheger, U. R., Alberts, H. J., Feinholdt, A., & Lang, J. W. (2013).: The role of mindfulness in emotion regulation, emotional exhaustion, and job satisfaction. child