Mindfulness Burnout Prevention 8-Week Course

Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP)

 

Mindfulness in the workplace has been proven to:

  • Improve the general well-being of an organization
  • Improve creativity and support the generation of new ideas
  • Develop emotional intelligence and equanimity in difficult or challenging circumstances
  • Reduce staff turnover and associated costs
  • Nourish employer/employee and client relationships
  • Reduce health insurance premiums for the business
  • Reduce stress, burnout, anxiety and depression

Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP) course will cover:

Week 1: Present-Moment Awareness, Equanimity and Calmness

  • The mindfulness practitioner will lecture on why present-moment awareness, equanimity and calmness are important. The mindfulness practitioner will explain how to integrate these qualities into the workplace and everyday life. Furthermore the practitioner will draw a diagram of the human brain and show how mindfulness affects the brainstem, limbic area and frontal lobes. Note: There will be time for the employees to ask questions.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will guide a live mindfulness meditation. This is particularly effective during a group meditation. With gentle persistent practice, they are able to separate their thoughts and emotions from themselves rather than being swept away by negative self-talk—they have accessed self-awareness and emotional intelligence.
  • The employees will be given a short exercise to do during the 2.5 hour session.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will give the employees written exercises to do at home. Guided MP3 meditations to listen to once a day will also be included. The exercises and weblink to the MP3 guided meditations are outlined in the Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP) workbook.

Week 2: Communicating Mindfully

  • The mindfulness practitioner will lecture on how to improve communicating mindfully. For example, developing the skill of ‘deep listening’ is a result of a daily mindful practice. Note: There will be time for the employees to ask questions.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will guide a live mindfulness meditation. This is particularly effective during a group meditation. With gentle persistent practice, they are able to separate their thoughts and emotions from themselves rather than being swept away by negative self-talk—they have accessed self-awareness and emotional intelligence.
  • The employees will be given a short exercise to do during the 2.5 hour session.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will give the employees written exercises to do at home. Guided MP3 meditations to listen to once a day will also be included. The exercises and weblink to the MP3 guided meditations are outlined in the Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP) workbook.

Week 3: Focus, Alertness and Concentration

  • The mindfulness practitioner will lecture on how to enhance focus, alertness and concentration in the workplace. Note: There will be time for the employees to ask questions.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will guide a live mindfulness meditation and a mental technique to improve concentration levels. For example, focusing on a physical object in the room without adding mental commentary to the experience rewires the circuitry in the human brain and strengthens ones ability to focus and be alert and so forth. This is particularly effective during a group meditation. With gentle persistent practice, they are able to separate their thoughts and emotions from themselves rather than being swept away by negative self-talk—they have accessed self-awareness and emotional intelligence.
  • The employees will be given a short exercise to do during the 2.5 hour session.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will give the employees written exercises to do at home. Guided MP3 meditations to listen to once a day will also be included. The exercises and weblink to the MP3 guided meditations are outlined in the Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP) workbook.

Week 4: Mindfulness and Emotional Intelligence

  • The mindfulness practitioner will lecture on how to boost emotional intelligence and enhance everyday mindfulness. Note: There will be time for the employees to ask questions.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will guide a live mindful meditation and several techniques to monitor ones emotional responses and thought patterns. This is particularly effective during a group meditation. With gentle persistent practice, they are able to separate their thoughts and emotions from themselves rather than being swept away by negative self-talk—they have accessed self-awareness and emotional intelligence.
  • The employees will be given a short exercise to do during the 2.5 hour session.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will give the employees written exercises to do at home. Guided MP3 meditations to listen to once a day will also be included. The exercises and weblink to the MP3 guided meditations are outlined in the Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP) workbook.

Week 5: Emotional Resilience

  • The mindfulness practitioner will lecture on how to strengthen emotional resilience and how to nurture ones temperament. Note: There will be time for the employees to ask questions.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will guide a live mindfulness meditation. This is particularly effective during a group meditation. With gentle persistent practice, they are able to separate their thoughts and emotions from themselves rather than being swept away by negative self-talk—they have accessed self-awareness and emotional intelligence.
  • The employees will be given a short exercise to do during the 2.5 hour session
  • The mindfulness practitioner will give the employees written exercises to do at home. Guided MP3 meditations to listen to once a day will also be included. The exercises and weblink to the MP3 guided meditations are outlined in the Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP) workbook.

Week 6: Body Scan Awareness and Meditation Practices for Stress

  • The mindfulness practitioner will lecture on how to monitor emotions and sensations in the human body. For example, the human body stores all memories (especially traumatic and painful feelings) in the tissue and muscles. Note: There will be time for the employees to ask questions.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will guide a live mindfulness body scan meditation and deep breathing techniques. This is particularly effective during a group meditation. With gentle persistent practice, they are able to separate their thoughts and emotions from themselves rather than being swept away by negative self-talk—they have accessed self-awareness and emotional intelligence.
  • The employees will be given a short exercise to do during the 2.5 hour session.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will give the employees written exercises to do at home. Guided MP3 meditations to listen to once a day will also be included. The exercises and weblink to the MP3 guided meditations are outlined in the Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP) workbook.

Week 7: Self-Compassion

  • The mindfulness practitioner will lecture on why mindful self-compassion is so important to practise in the workplace. For example, most people can subconsciously direct vitriol inwards. The practitioner will teach practical ways to enhance self-compassion, self-care and self-kindness. Note: There will be time for the employees to ask questions.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will guide a live mindfulness and self-compassion meditation. This is particularly effective during a group meditation. With gentle persistent practice, they are able to separate their thoughts and emotions from themselves rather than being swept away by negative self-talk—they have accessed self-awareness and emotional intelligence.
  • The employees will be given a short exercise to do during the 2.5 hour session.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will give the employees written exercises to do at home. Guided MP3 meditations to listen to once a day will also be included. The exercises and weblink to the MP3 guided meditations are outlined in the Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP) workbook.

 Week 8: Cultivating Gratitude and Appreciation in the Workplace

  • The mindfulness practitioner will lecture on why gratitude and appreciation are crucial for mental and emotional wellbeing. The practitioner will explain the science behind gratitude and teach practical ways to enhance emotional wellbeing in the workplace. Note: There will be time for the employees to ask questions.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will guide a live mindfulness and appreciation meditation. This is particularly effective during a group meditation. With gentle persistent practice, they are able to separate their thoughts and emotions from themselves rather than being swept away by negative self-talk—they have accessed self-awareness and emotional intelligence.
  • The employees will be given a short exercise to do during the 2.5 hour session.
  • The mindfulness practitioner will give the employees written exercises to do at home. Guided MP3 meditations to listen to once a day will also be included. The exercises and weblink to the MP3 guided meditations are outlined in the Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP) workbook.

Length of the (MBP) course

The “Mindfulness Burnout Prevention: An 8-Week Course for Professionals” lasts for 2.5 hours a week. Mindfulness teacher and author of six books, Christopher Dines is the creator of Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP). Christopher has been assisting people professionally in the field of mindfulness and enhancing emotional wellbeing for over ten years.

 Complimentary copy of the (MBP) workbook and guided meditations 

(MBP) workbook included in the workshop

Each employee will receive a complimentary copy of the “Mindfulness Burnout Prevention: An 8-Week Course for Professionals” (MBP) workbook. The foreword is by Dr Barbara Mariposa. Naturally, this workbook has included guided meditation MP3s to listen to at home. The UK retail price per workbook is £19.95.

Mindfulness Burnout Prevention (MBP) Synopsis

The incredible benefits of practising and applying mindfulness techniques in the workplace are being increasingly recognised by human resource professionals, as well as the medical profession as the stresses of competing in today’s global economy take their toll on the mental health and emotional well-being of many otherwise talented and enthusiastic individuals in the workplace.

Learning to practise mindfulness greatly enhances an employee or manager’s ability to manifest emotional intelligence and equanimity under pressure and to display calmness, empathy and adaptability when communicating with others, whether it be with co-workers, clients or the board of directors. Learning to apply mindfulness on a daily basis will significantly encourage a positive, creative and enthusiastic attitude at all levels in companies large and small.

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For more information on the (MBP) course email: christopher@christopherdines.com