69. How to Keep Calm Using Mindfulness (Part 1 of 2)

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This episode is a guide to enhancing individual well-being during the festive season.

We’re joined by Chartered Psychologist, Dr Audrey Tang, and Sean Tolram, Mindfulness Programme Manager at HSBC, who discuss the benefits of mindfulness in managing holiday stress. Learn strategies to build mental resilience, handle seasonal pressures, and improve overall well-being.

Key highlights include:

  • Understanding mindfulness and its science-backed benefits
  • Practical mindfulness exercises, including breathing techniques and body scans
  • Strategies to increase mental resilience and handle stress during the holidays, incorporating Dr. Tang’s concept of the window of tolerance
  • Sean Tolram’s experiences at HSBC, demonstrating tangible improvements in team performance and employee well-being through mindfulness.

This episode is part one of a two-part series, offering tools and insights to foster a serene and mindful holiday season. Stay tuned for the next episode, featuring a brand new special guest, as we continue exploring the journey to mental fitness.


Connect with Sean Tolram: https://www.linkedin.com/in/seantolram/

Connect with Dr Audrey: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-audrey-tang-59933816/

Learn more about Dr Audrey’s latest book, The Leader’s Guide to Resilience 


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Mind website: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/

If you are feeling in distress or despair, including feelings of suicide, please do consider calling the Samaritans for free on 116 123 or email jo@samaritans.org

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