The Henley Partnership - Optimising mental health and performance

Henley Partnership: Webinar – Optimising mental health and performance

This webinar explains how non-religious mindful meditation can help you to create a resourceful mental state amid the rapidly changing environment that we all now live in.

– Exclusive to Henley Partnership members –

This webinar with Gelong Thubten – Buddhist monk and renowned thought leader and speaker – explains how non-religious mindful meditation can help you to create a resourceful mental state amid the rapidly changing environment that we all now live in. This practice has become widespread and well recognised as a way of positively managing your mental health. It has been proven to help reduce stress and improve focus, as well as improve your wellbeing, happiness and motivation.

Thubten will explain techniques and describe their application in the workplace, giving you practical tools which you can apply in your daily lives.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this event you will:

  • understand how to create a resourceful mental state – whatever the exterior disturbance
  • have the presence and calmness of mind to make sound, unhurried decisions
  • be able to reduce stress and increase your ability to maintain a resilient and balanced outlook
  • have a more positive mental attitude and greater energy and motivation.

Who should attend?

Anyone who wants to better manage their internal state and their ability to remain resourceful to themselves, whatever the external pressures.

“The feedback from colleagues has been excellent and they found your delivery style to be highly engaging and approachable. We are now finding the value of being more mindful particularly as we are all now working in fast paced and ever changing work environments”.

Robert Manson, Head of Occupational Health and Wellbeing, Morrisons

Speaker

Gelong Thubten - Henley Business School Finland

Gelong Thubten is a Buddhist monk, meditation teacher and author from the UK. He ordained as a monk 26 years ago at Samye Ling Tibetan Monastery in Scotland, and he has spent over six years in intensive meditation retreats, the longest of which was 4 years long.

Now regarded as one of the UK’s most influential meditation teachers, Thubten has pioneered the provision of mindfulness to businesses, hospitals, schools, universities, prisons and addiction counselling centers, over the past 20 years. He works with major global companies such as Google, Accenture and LinkedIn, and has lectured at Oxford University and for the United Nations.

Thubten teaches mindfulness to medical students at the National University of Ireland, and he trained Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton in meditation techniques during the filming of Marvel’s Dr. Strange.

Thubten collaborated with Ruby Wax on her book ‘How To Be Human’, and he is the author of the Sunday Times bestseller ‘A Monk’s Guide to Happiness’, which has been a huge success – #1 best-seller on Amazon, Top 10 Sunday Times Best Seller and second bestselling Mind, Body and Spirit book of 2019.

His new book ‘Handbook for Hard Times’ – A Monk’s Guide to Fearless Living – will be released in 2022.

How do I book?

This event is exclusive to members of The Henley Partnership. To book please contact your HR or Learning and Development team at your organisation.

Unsure who to contact? Please do not hesitate to contact us at thp@henley.ac.uk

For this event, up to 30 places per member organisation are available. ’Up to’ indicates the maximum number per member organisation, it is not an allocation of places. All places are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Keywords

This events primary theme is personal effectiveness and the secondary theme is leadership.

It is relevant to the development of performance, mental health, resourceful mental state, mindfulness meditation, stress-reduction, happiness, wellbeing.

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