Mindfulness Meditators have much to offer the public/private sector
There are various studies to show the deep and lasting benefits of mindfulness starting in childhood and going through into a wide variety of areas of people’s lives and also application in institutions.
There is an explosion of interest in mindfulness entering into every area of Western life – hospitals, clinics, psychology, prisons, classrooms, sport, business and mind/body issues, conflict resolution, universities, conferences etc. There are hundreds of websites, courses and programmes featuring mindfulness.
There is international networks of dedicated people who have a wealth of experience in the development of ethics, mindfulness/meditation and wisdom. The Sangha of practitioners have much to offer others based on the depth of their practice.
Businesses and international corporations are appointing Mindfulness Ambassadors and Mindfulness Consultants. There is a growing recognition in the psychology of Mindfulness of the need for the ambassadors, consultant and trainers to go much deeper into practice through regular attendance of silent retreats.
Experience mindfulness/meditation yogis could consider offering mindfulness as a form of right livelihood.
You can read online. For example:
international organisations are training young people to be Mindfulness Ambassadors making links with other schools and universities worldwide that cut across the lines of the nation state.
Fashion companies are appointing Mindfulness Consultants for their goods.
Insurance companies are bringing in Mindfulness Consultants for staff training in communication and problem solving.
Sports companies are appointing Mindfulness Ambassadors for their products, such as companies making mountain climbing gear.
Mindfulness Consultants are teaching staff and patients together in hospitals and clinics.
Ethics, values, solution based practices and the exploration of excellence fall into the range of mindfulness exploration.
Mindfulness practices have the potential to bring about meaningful changes in the workplace and in the environment.