WHAT IS MINDFULNESS?
Mindfulness means Paying attention on purpose in the Present moment with an accepting and open mind, non-judgmentally. Mindfulness has been applied as a therapeutic method in mainstream medicine for the past 30 years. It has also been used increasingly as an antidote for handling relentless pressure and information overload at workplace. e rapidly growing scienti c evidence has demonstrated that mindfulness can e ectively help to promote mental focus and emotional regulation, thus improving creativity and productivity, immunity system as well as relationship satisfaction. In the past few years, more than a hundred MPs and members of the House of Lords have taken mindfulness courses in the British Parliament. Most importantly, the recent Mindful Nation UK report from the All-Party Parliamentary Group (MAAPG) has recommended Mindfulness to be considered as the basis for the national policy in Britain. http:// www.mindful.org/mindful-nation- uk-report-on-mental-health-in- public-policy/
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
It is recommended to anyone that wishes to improve their productivity both at home and at their workplace.
He obtained his doctorate degree in Organic Chemistry from University of Oxford, UK. He joined the School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) as a Senior Lecturer. In addition to his professional career, he has over 15 years of experience in practicing and teaching Mindfulness. He completed a Mindfulness-Based Cognitive erapy (MBCT) training at Oxford Mindfulness Center, UK. He is also a world renowned SIYLI (Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute https://siyli.org/), USA. SIY is a scienti c based mindfulness and emotional intelligence curriculum that was developed and tested at Google, of which is currently one of the most popular, impactful and highly rated programs focusing on well-being and high performance sustainability.