A short video into Mindfulness practice. Mindfulness is the practice of purposely bringing one's attention in the present moment without judgment, a skill one develops through meditation or other training.
Working in tandem with Lorna Feeney of Marsh's short mindfulness presentationthis 15 minute video discusses mindfulness and the benefits it brings. Mindfulness is the practice of purposely bringing one's attention in the present moment without judgment, a skill one develops through meditation or other training.
Stress in the workplace is a complex issue, and a subject many businesses find difficult to manage. Cases of stress, depression and anxiety in 2018/9 represented 44% of all work-related ill health cases with the total number of working days lost amounting to 12.8 million.1 With the business cost of mental ill health at work estimated at up to £45bn billion each year in sickness absence, reduced productivity and staff turnover2 there is a compelling business case for addressing stress in the workplace as a risk management issue.
Letitia Rowlin, Risk Partner, Health and Wellbeing, Willis Towers Watson, discusses what you should you be aware of as risk managers to help reduce the risk to your organisations’ employees and business.
The Covid-19 pandemic has transformed the way people work, perhaps irrevocably. The health and wellbeing lessons we have learned during this last year are likely to inform our approach to employee benefits long into the future. Before the pandemic, looking at each employee benefit separately was less than ideal, but now it is more essential than ever to take a holistic view of corporate benefits programmes.
We start by focussing our on breath, and then we move through a mindful sequence, all designed to stretch parts of the body that tighten up sitting at your desk and leave you feeling refreshed and revitalised, ready to take on the day!