Demands from your boss, looming deadlines and difficult colleagues may make your job one of life’s biggest stressors. But you don’t need to feel powerless. Practicing mindfulness can help you regain control and experience more ease in your workplace.
“Mindfulness provides a sense of well-being,” says Kaveri S. Patel, D.O., a family medicine doctor at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation. “It also helps you relate to others from a kinder place and gives you tools to better cope with challenges.”
Dr. Patel offers these simple tips to bring mindfulness to your workday.