Suggested Next Steps

  1. Complete the “Practices” sheet - see below:

    • note key take-aways for each segment of the training

    • identify one mindfulness practice that you will start to integrate into your daily life

    • set-up what you need to stick with your new mindfulness habit (e.g. download an app, place a visual reminder in your space, partner with a colleague to create accountability)

  2. Review the “5 Steps to Adapting Well” (for Resilience) - see below

  3. Complete the Implicit Association Test (for Unconscious Bias)

 

Training Material

 

Follow-Up Resources

Mindfulness

[Article] 20 Scientific Reasons to Start Meditating Today by Emma Seppälä.

[Article] 14 Realistic Ways You Can Start to Be More Mindful At Work by Caroline Liu

[Article] Mindfulness in the Age of Complexity HBR interview with Ellen Langer

[Book] Real Happiness by Sharon Salzberg

[Book] 10% Happier by Dan Harris

[Book] Mindful Work by David Gelles

[Blog] FindFocus by Kunal Gupta

[Book] Unplug by Suze Yalof Schwartz and Debra Goldstein

[Wearables] Muse, Inner Balance

[Apps] Headspace, Calm.com, or Insight Timer (multilingual)

Resilience

[TED Talk] How to Make Stress Your Friend by Kelly McGonigal

[Article] How To Hardwire Resilience into Your Brain by Rick Hanson & Forrest Hanson

[Article] 10 Quotes About Resilience by Wendy Wisner

[Self-Assessment] Resiliency Quiz

[TED Talk] A Love Letter to Realism in a Time of Grief by Mark Pollock & Simone George

[Book] The Brain That Changes Itself by Norman Doige

[Podcasts] OnBeing by Krista Tippett

[Blog] The Lonely Diplomat by Phil McAuliffe

 

Emotional Intelligence

[TED Talk] The Happy Secret to Better Work by Shawn Achor

[Article] The Three Elements of Self-Compassion by Kristen Neff

[Article] Nice Isn’t Enough: The 12 Critical Skills that Make Up True Emotional Intelligence by Jessica Stillman. Based on Daniel Goleman’s leading work on Emotional Intelligence.

[TED Talk] The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage by Susan David

[Book] The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt

[Article] 12 Must Read Books that Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence by Marcel Shwantes

Unconscious Bias

[Self-Assessment] Implicit Association Test (IAT)

[Article] Three Ways Mindfulness Can Make You Less Biased by Jill Suttie

[OnBeing Podcast] The Mind is a Difference Seeking-Machine with Mahzarin Banaji and Krista Tippett

[Book] Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do by Claude M. Steele