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Mindful Workplace Solutions

As a registered UK charity with a network of accredited Mindfulness teachers, backed by a robust governance structure, we can offer professional workplace solutions, bespoke to your business.

At Tenterden Mindfulness Group we understand that your people are your greatest asset therefore their health and wellbeing is paramount to the success of your organisation.

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Health & Wellbeing
Health and Wellbeing

At Tenterden Mindfulness Group we understand that your people are your greatest asset therefore their health and wellbeing is paramount to the success of your organisation.

Did you know:

  • Every year, businesses lose £8bn to absenteeism, with a further £17-26bn to presenteeism (working longer hours and often whilst unwell)

  • Over 30% of employees have experienced health issues that they’ve not told their manager about

  • Poor mental health is believed to cost between £1,205 and £1,560 per employee per year with 37% of employees having taken time off work as a result of mental health issues in the last 2 years

For any organisation to achieve success it first needs to realise the individual and collective potential of its people and that’s where your Health and Wellbeing Strategy fits in.

Wellbeing support to your employees can take many forms, Mindfulness being one of them, but given its potential to significantly improve mental health, stress and anxiety it really should be at the top of the list when it comes to your wellbeing choices. By enabling your people to focus in the present, Mindfulness practice can significantly optimise people’s performance and therefore their ability to truly contribute in the workplace.


Mindfulness is now recommended by the latest 2022 NHS National Institute for Clinical Evidence (NICE) guidance for less severe depression.
 

What is Mindfulness
What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness practice has benefitted people for more than 2,500 years. By combining meditations from the East with Western psychology and neuroscience, Mindfulness includes practices such as meditation, breathing exercises and other training tools which can be applied to anything from reducing stress and anxiety to quitting smoking, losing weight, and resolving conflict.


Mindfulness practice has become so popular that more than half of large organisations now offer some form of mindfulness training to their employees.


Mindfulness is supported by a large body of scientific evidence. Research has clearly shown that mindfulness training programmes can improve how we focus, think, feel and act in the moment, as well as supporting our longer-term wellbeing, attitudes, relationships and performance at work.

Mindfulness in the workplace
Mindfulness in the Workplace

Deciding to invest in workplace wellbeing is a great start, but to make a lasting impact on employee health you need insightful knowledge to adapt your strategy, reshape workplace culture and empower your people to make positive lifestyle changes.


Numerous studies have shown that employee wellbeing is linked to greater productivity, so it’s essential that your strategy delivers a programme of benefit tailored to your organisational needs and is backed up by senior management support.

 

Mindfulness is an important tool in the managerial toolbox that can underpin your people strategy and improve employee wellbeing.

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How Mindfulness can help in the Workplace?

No matter what your job, work can be anxiety provoking. Even on our best days, stress can prevent us from being fully focused and doing our best work. Too much stress can lead to burnout, disengagement, increased sick days, and strained relationships in the workplace.

 

There is now much more focus on the importance of good mental health and wellbeing but how can it be improved? That’s where Mindfulness comes in; it is scientifically proven to tackle this head-on for individuals and teams leading to much healthier organisations.

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What's in it for your business?

Mindfulness isn’t just about feeling better, it changes lives. It has the potential to transform leadership styles, teams and organisational culture. Mindfulness is sometimes described as a foundational capacity because it changes the way we interact with the world. It affects what we pay attention to in our lives, the quality of that attention, and the decisions we make as a result. 

Did you know:


•    63% of years lost to poor health are in the working-age population (18-65), costing the UK £300bn in lost economic output annually
•    The UK currently loses 131,000,000 days annually and 100,000 individuals drop out of the workplace due to Ill health
•    On average staff take 4-6 sickness days annually


With better business led health interventions staff sickness can potentially be significantly reduced. 

Our Mindfulness Practice Training has the potential to:


•    Build stronger teams and leaders
•    Provide confidence around change
•    Improve employee’s ability to collaborate and connect
•    Enhance decision making
•    Allow more effective communication
•    Improve engagement
•    Promote positive wellbeing

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What’s in it for your employees?

This is wellbeing that works for every individual. Our training will unlock and develop inner resilience, effectiveness and kindness transforming how people think and work:


•    Enhanced problem solving
•    Increased resilience
•    Better attention and memory
•    Increased work and life satisfaction
•    Increased emotional intelligence, better relationship quality
•    Less stress, depression and anxiety
•    Superior creativity and innovation
•    Improved health and wellbeing
•    Improved sleep

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Why Tenterden Mindfulness Group?

With the level of investment in health and wellbeing interventions where do you begin to find an effective solution?


Tenterden Mindfulness Group are passionate about helping enable people and businesses to be more successful and happier. Working with highly respected mindfulness experts, we offer training programmes for the workplace; making it a more productive, creative, fulfilling and enjoyable place to be.


We were born out of a series of events in the life of our founder Dr Neil Pillai, a local GP who required something to address his own mental health and within only a few training sessions experienced changes in how he was relating to both himself and his patients with an increased sense of wellbeing and happiness.


We partner with highly respected Mindfulness Teachers, knowledgeable and registered in their field of expertise and now offer training programmes for both individuals and the workplace.

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How can Tenterden Mindfulness Group help you?

There is no ‘one size fits all’ when it comes to mindfulness in the workplace. What works best, when, and for whom will depend on your unique business, circumstances and employees and that’s where we can help. We provide tailor made solutions that can flex and adapt as your business changes and your employees grow and learn. You will receive positive, practical, scientifically validated training adapted specifically for your Workplace.


Our teachers have a wide-ranging experience of the corporate world and with their knowledge of Mindfulness are particularly well placed to teach Mindfulness to busy people in busy organisations. By understanding the pressures of corporate life, our teachers will help improve your employee’s professional ability allowing them to be the best version of themselves at all times.


To give your organisation the edge we have set out below a list of our products that can be tailored to suit your needs:

  1. Introductory Taster Session  (1-2 hours)

  2. Mindful Movement - qigong, yoga, running, Tai Chi  (2 hours)

  3. Initial Workshop  (Half day)

  4. Initial and Follow-on Workshop  (2 x half days)

  5. Full training  (Weekly sessions over 6 – 8 weeks)

  6. Keynote / conference speaking    

  7. Webinars / coaching  

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Feedback from previous course participants

"Since the course I don’t think I have been so stressed and am enjoying General Practice more”

“I have fond memories of our sessions, quite miss it. Trying to apply it when I can"

“Great way to calm the mind after a busy day. I enjoyed experiencing something new and feel this will become important to my life in future”

“It’s my overall change in outlook that really helps. In other words being able to calm when feeling stressed and being able to enjoy a minutes break and come back more clear headed”

“Mindfulness serves as an excellent tool to relax or counter the symptoms of stress even in a busy day”

Overall how would you rate the training provided by TMG?

62% Excellent

34% Very Good

4% Good

How likely is it that you would recommend the course to a colleague or friend (out of 10)?

74% scored 10

12% scored 9

9% scored 8

5% scored 7

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How much does it cost?

As a small charity our overheads are kept to a minimum so our bespoke offerings are affordable, effective and long lasting. We will work with you to understand your requirements and build a solution that fits your business, your people and your budget.

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How to engage with us

Why not book a call with one of our team to find out more and to ask any initial questions you may have. We can then work with you to understand your organisation, people and training needs and create the right solution for you.

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