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Work Wellness Institute Membership!

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Course Description


This presentation reviews research on the outcomes of mindfulness and explores the extent to which mindfulness is as accessible as it is purported to be. Key insights from 34 interviews with diverse members from the mindfulness community give more insight on how mindfulness can be more inclusive for individuals from many backgrounds.

Learning outcomes:  

  • What is mindfulness and how can it support wellbeing at work
  • Why is mindfulness not for everyone?
  • What barriers can the mindfulness and wellbeing community be more sensitive to?
  • How can the wellbeing of many diverse backgrounds of people be supported at work?

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PhD Candidate, Organizational Behaviour Ivey School of Business, Western University, Canada

Ellen Choi

Ellen Choi is an organizational behaviour PhD candidate at the Ivey School of Business, Western University, Canada.   Her research interests revolve around the effects of mindfulness in the workplace.  Presently she is studying the effects of mindfulness training on error, emotion regulation, and creativity.  She completed her Masters degree in Social Psychology from the London School of Economics and prior to graduate school, worked in industry for 6 years.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Wellbeing and Mindfulness

    • Pre-Survey

    • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Wellbeing and Mindfulness

    • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Wellbeing and Mindfulness

    • Evaluation Survey