Mindfulness is a practice that we all can incorporate into our lives to reduce stress and increase energy, vitality and efficacy. In this episode, Dr. Ansari-Winn and Andy Lee, Chief Mindfulness Officer at Aetna discuss:

  • How Mr. Lee went from breakdown to becoming Chief Mindfulness Officer at Aetna
  • How mindfulness improves brain function, productivity and engagement at work
  • A simple and effective mindfulness practice that you can use in one minute
  • How to start a mindfulness program in an organization with an app and a culture campaign

 

Resources mentioned in the podcast

Research and resources from University of Rochester:

https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/family-medicine/mindful-practice.aspx

http://www.fammed.wisc.edu/files/webfm-uploads/documents/outreach/mindfulness/mindful-practice-epstein.pdf

Apps:

https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app

https://www.calm.com/

https://www.stopbreathethink.com/

NY Times Article about mindfulness and physician burnout:

https://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/26/easing-doctor-burnout-with-mindfulness/?_r=2