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The Monthly Mindful: August Edition

Your monthly roundup on the latest news and innovations from MWU, the world of mindfulness and mental health.

BURNOUT: 95% of HR Leaders say it's sabatoging employee retention

The World Health Organization says burnout is an "occupational phenomenon"

Recent research shows that the MindWell Challenge significantly decreases burnout. Employees learn essential skills that prevent the chronic stress that causes it. World Mental Health Awareness Day (October 10) is the perfect day to launch the Challenge at your organization.

Speak to a MindWell representative today to discuss how to take your organization from stressed and mindless to happy and mindful!

Book a demo to learn more.


Upcoming Webinar 

Mindfulness: Your Questions Answered

Wednesday August 28, 2019 

1 PM ET / 10 AM PT

If you've been tuning in to our webinars over the first half of the year, you'll know that we get a ton of great questions from our audiences. To close out the summer, we're hosting a webinar to try to shed some light on the questions we get the most.

MindWell Founder and Chief Training Officer, Dr. Geoff Soloway will be on hand to answer our most frequently asked questions and any you're looking for answers to! We've listed a few below, but look forward to many more.

  • When there doesn't seem to be any time, how do I make time for mindfulness?

  • How do I integrate Take 5 and mindfulness into my daily life?

  • How should I respond when I notice others around me are not practicing mindfulness?

  • How can we use mindfulness to diffuse conflict, contention, and anger?

  • What are the biggest obstacles to embracing mindfulness in the workplace & how can you overcome them? How can you encourage skeptics to give it a try?

Register & submit your questions.


Fresh Start This Fall:

September is the Perfect Time to Re-Launch the Challenge

No matter your age, the fall is bound to bring about that "back-to-school" mindset. September has begun to be dubbed "the New January" in terms of fresh starts. We're ready to get back to our routines and reset ourselves up for success. September is the ideal time to refocus your Mindfulness Challenge communications and promotions. Contact your MindWell account manager to make a plan for success!

Contact us.


WATCH: How Listening Helps Build Collaborative Teams

Dale Curd, host of CBC's Hello Goodbye recently joined MindWell-U’s Geoff Soloway to discuss the art and mastery of listening. Deep listening is at the heart of becoming a ChangeMaker and is a skill we can all benefit from. See how crucial listening is for building highly collaborative teams and creating lasting interpersonal influence.

Watch Now.



No Pain, No Brain Gain: Why Learning Demands (A Little) Discomfort

"The reality is that to be effective, learning needs to be effortful...The key here is desirable difficulty. The same way you feel a muscle “burn” when it’s being strengthened, the brain needs to feel some discomfort when it’s learning. Your mind might hurt for a while–but that’s a good thing."

Read the full article


Take 5 Moments

Reflections from participants on the Mindfulness Challenge...

"When I know a challenging task is coming up where I would normally react by feeling stressed, Taking 5 helps me to remain calm and more focused on the task which achieves greater success."

"I find myself not fully enjoying the present moment at times. Through mindfulness, I am able to redirect my thoughts to focus on enjoying the moment I am in."


Infolettre mensuelle

ÉPUISEMENT PROFESSIONNEL : 95 % des dirigeants de RH disent que ce problème mine le taux de rétention du personnel

L’Organisation mondiale de la santé dit de cette condition qu’elle est un « phénomène professionnel »

Des études récentes révèlent que le Défi de MindWell-U diminue significativement l’épuisement professionnel. Les employé.es apprennent des compétences essentielles qui préviennent le stress chronique qui cause l’épuisement professionnel. La Journée mondiale de la santé mentale (10 octobre) est la journée idéale pour lancer le Défi dans votre entreprise.

Parlez à un.e représentant.e de MindWell-U dès aujourd’hui pour savoir comment le personnel de votre entreprise peut passer d’un état de stress et d’inconscience à un état de bonheur et de pleine conscience!

Réservez une démonstration.



Comment l’écoute contribue-t-elle à créer des équipes collaboratives?

Dale Curd, animateur de Hello Goodbye, de CBC, s’est récemment joint à Geoff Soloway, de MindWell-U, pour parler de l’art et de la maîtrise de l’écoute. L’écoute profonde est au cœur de la démarche pour devenir un.e agent.e de changement et est une compétence dont nous pouvons tous bénéficier. Découvrez à quel point l’écoute est essentielle pour créer des équipes hautement coopératives et avoir une influence interpersonnelle durable.

Regardez maintenant

[en anglais]


Moments Prends 5 

Réflexions de participants sur le Défi pleine conscience ce mois-ci 

« Lorsque je sais que j’aurai bientôt une tâche difficile à abattre, je réagis normalement en me sentant stressée. Pratiquer Prends 5 m’aide à rester calme et plus concentrée sur la tâche, ce qui me permet de mieux la réaliser. »

« Parfois, je me rends compte que je ne profite pas pleinement du moment présent. Grâce à la pleine conscience, je suis capable de rediriger mes pensées pour me concentrer à apprécier le moment que je vis. »

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