Happiness, deeper friendships and personal and professional success. As you become more self-aware, you will naturally create healthier relationships. You will learn how to become emotionally resilient and develop a positive outlook.
The objective of the society is to leverage mindfulness benefits at personal, interpersonal and social level and increase students’ employability and career success through improving the following skills, which are mapped directly from the Cass Employability Framework, 2019.
• Being: Drive for Result; Resilience and Reflection.
• Relating: Networking and Relating; Influence and Impact.
• Leading: Teaming and Collaboration; Leading and Developing Others.
• Ethical Decision Making: Develop Ethical Business Thinking.
Neuroscientific studies indicates that practicing mindfulness improves resiliency, by reducing stress, anger and rumination.
At the same time it increases self-awareness, by boosting attention and regulating emotions and mood. Mindfulness training is associated with improving positive outlook, empathy, sense of cohesion, self-compassion and overall quality of life. (Mindful Nation UK, 2015).
It amplifies practitioners emotional intelligence with an impact on relationship, building on the abilities required for an inspirational leader (Goleman, 1995).