“It doesn’t matter what the stress is, but how you change the way you perceive the stress. Mindfulness is changing the way you see what’s already there. It’s a tool that teaches people to become aware of their options. If they can’t change the external events in their life, they can instead change the way they view the stress.” Maryanna Klatt, lead author of the study in workplace yoga.
When you’re in a stressful situation (i.e. falling on your face), what’s your first reaction? As an office yoga teacher, we have the ability to change people’s perspective and reduce stress in the workplace.
Read the full article here: http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/mindful.htm