Corporate Mental Fitness: A practical introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation

Rio Otoya
Rio Otoya
Feb 8, 2019 · 3 min read

A simple, science based and device free approach.

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Mental Fitness — Mindfulness Training with Google’s Launchpad Start in Miami, USA — March 2019.

About the Masterclass

The constant push for innovation and business success, if not managed correctly, can lead to unhealthy levels of stress and, even, burnout.

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Mindfulness workshop at Dojo Bali co-working, Indonesia Jan 2019

Being present is a powerful mental state that can help us recharge, reduce stress, increase cognition and creativity.

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Why should you care about mindfulness?

The problem is that our brains evolved to survive. Our minds, in default mode tend to react, to make quick judgements and operate in habitual patterns or autopilot. In default survival mode, our minds tends to be closed, judgemental and stress easily under uncertainly.

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Mindfulness Meditation workshop Talent Garden’s Family Gathering, Nov 2018

When our lives depend on solving problems, creating value and navigating the new, we need our mind to be open, curious and flexible. Here is where mindful practices come into play. We can get out of survival mode by becoming present through simple techniques like slow breathing and meditation.

Mindfulness meditation is like taking your brain to the gym. Meditation can literally change be tour brain chemistry and physiology! *Watch Ted talk by Sarah Lazar at Harvard Medical School here.

Masterclass Take aways

  • Understand the difference between Mindfulness and Meditation.
  • Understand the mind in autopilot and how to stop it.
  • Experience mindful awareness and meditation techniques without the need of an app.
  • Discover ways of cultivating mindfulness to obtain the long and short term benefits.

Follow up content

Think about your Culture and Business strategy fostering the mindsets that will impact the company socially and economically.

About the speaker

Rio Otoya is a Skills for Innovation & Mindful Awareness Coach.

Book a workshop via rio.dhamma@gmail.com or LinkedIn

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photo: Dojo Bali coworking

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