Make time for 3 minutes of meditation a day! Research shows meditation positively impacts:
Studies have shown meditation can reduce stress and the physical and mental impacts of stress.
Focus, attention, and decision making are critical for our day to day lives. Meditation can improve focus and decrease mind wandering.
Research shows meditation can improve key components of mood, including happiness, and irritability.
A published study showed members who meditated regularly showed compassion by giving up their seat to a person in need.
Meditation can make people less aggressive and reactive to negative feedback.
A published study with nurses found that meditation improved self-compassion.
Meditation has been shown to reduce job strain and burnout, and increase job satisfaction.
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford found 8 weeks of meditation reduced symptoms of anxiety in employees.
A study conducted by researchers at the University of Oxford found 8 weeks of meditation reduced symptoms of depression in employees.
Our staff use the Headspace app for access to 10 free sessions that help you understand and utilise meditation. You can choose the length of time! We started with 3 minutes and when that flew by we’ve upped it to 5 and 10! And boy, are we feeling the benefits!
Headspace research shows their app does the following!
Headspace decreases stress. An internal study that was published in the top mindfulness journal found that only 10 days of Headspace reduced stress by 14%.
Headspace can make people kinder to others. Separate studies conducted by Northeastern University found that 3 weeks of Headspace increased compassion by 23% and reduced aggression by 57%. In addition, an internal study found 10 days of Headspace reduced irritability by 27%. And Kinder to themselves. A study with health professionals found that only 10 days of Headspace improved self-compassion.
Headspace improves focus. We spend almost half of our waking hours lost in thought and distracted. Research published in a journal focused on cognitive enhancement showed that Headspace improved focus by 14% and significantly decreased mind-wandering.
Headspace can make people happier overall. A study with students found that just 10 days of Headspace increased positivity and well-being.
And Happier at work. Studies conducted with different populations of employees have found Headspace can reduce stress and job strain and improve job satisfaction.
Download the Headspace app here and see what 3 minutes a day does for you!
Images and facts sourced from headspace.com