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Studies have also found that meditation can improve focus, lower stress, improve emotional regulation, help us get back to a task at hand after being distracted, and enhance compassion and creativity - all qualities incredibly important to the workplace.

A 2016 review looked at 4,000 studies on mindfulness and found that mindfulness improved performance levels across a broad range of categories. And they also addressed the question of motivation. “Mindfulness may support goal pursuit through improved attentional and motivational properties,” they write. “Although mindfulness involves non-striving, it should not be confused with passivity. More . . .

Mindfulness meditation is increasing in popularity, but what is it? These simple videos explain the key ideas behind it.