Better Concentration through Mindfulness Meditation

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Course Date: Anytime (self-paced)

Price: $35

Course Summary

Improve concentration and focus to be more effective and resilient by using the guided exercises in this course.

Course Instructors

Candace Cheng

Dr. Cheng is the founder of YOU Productions. She brings more than 20 years of marketing and communications experience from UBS, Swiss Re, Mattel and start-up companies. She completed her doctorate at the University of St. Gallen (HSG), her Masters in International Marketing at Boston University and her Bachelors in Economics at UC Berkeley. As a Chinese-American, she combines digital trends from the West with traditional breathing techniques from the East.===========================================================Dr. Cheng ist die Geschäftsführerin und Inhaberin von YOU Productions. Sie bringt über 20 Jahre Marketing- und Kommunikations-Erfahrung bei der UBS, Swiss Re, Mattel und Start-ups mit. Sie erhielt die Doktorwürde von der Universität St. Gallen (HSG), ein Masters in internationales Marketing von der Boston University und ein Bachelor in Ökonomie von der Universität Berkeley. Als Amerikanerin mit chinesischen Wurzeln kombiniert Dr. Cheng neuste digitale Entwicklungen aus dem Westen mit den ältesten und bewährtesten Lebensmethoden aus dem Osten.

Course Description

In „Better Concentration through Mindfulness Meditation“, you will learn how to use mindfulness to improve your concentration and focus. Concentration is the foundation for both learning and performance. Improving concentration can help increase your productivity and your effectiveness in your work life or your private life. The meditative exercises and mediations in this App draw on years of experience in psychology and meditation to help you strengthen your concentration by focusing on your breath. This course consists primarily of videos that guide the user through mindfulness meditations. Users can complete the videos in sequence or simply select the videos of interest. No previous knowledge or experience in meditation is required. Why mindfulness meditation? Neurologists have been researching the positive effects of mindfulness meditation. They find that meditating regularly, even for short periods of time, can help to improve one’s mental and physical well-being. Mindfulness helps to reduce stress, feelings of fear and tiredness. Mindfulness helps to lower blood pressure and pulse. The brain waves change and make the brain calmer and at the same time more productive. Course Contents + Introduction about mindfulness + Worksheets to define one’s own goals, plans and tracking + Video-based exercises for beginners and more advanced users + Recommended reading and further resources Meditation TopicsBest posture for meditation Concentration exercises in four stages Dealing with anxiety before important situations Improving focus to be more present with family Meditation for the Active LivesMeditation comes from the East. It developed in India and China and has been passed on and further developed over thousands of years. YOU Productions brings the methods from Vipassana Meditation and tailors them for people with busy lives. These meditations are neutral and secular. We’re not promoting a guru or historical persona. These meditations are designed to deal with the issues of a modern society. They are short and guided to address the needs of people with busy lives. That’s why they’re called „YOU“. Because, it’s about you. It’s for you. It’s by you. And it has to come from You. No previous knowledge or experience required Headphones and/or a mobile device are helpful but not necessary Students should have a quiet space where they will not be interrupted. Over 16 lectures and 2 hours of content! Learn what mindfulness is and how it can benefit you Experience mindfulness meditation for yourself by using one of the video-based guided meditations Observe the immediate and longer-lasting effects of meditation for you Set a plan to help build mindfulness into a regular practice Anyone who would like to improve their productivity and well-being through better concentration and focus Beginners and advanced users of mindfulness meditation People who think they can't meditate!

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