MJ Gonzales │ExecutiveChronicles.com
While some corporate people releasing their stresses by non-stop ranting, perhaps some prefer to sit in their favorite silent corners and meditating. The fact is those vital few are possibly top business executives in the world. Do you think meditating can also help you to become successful in your career?
In the report of Huffington Post they revealed that CEOs and Presidents of prestigious companies are also into meditation. Apparently, this activity for wellness helps them to become better performers and persons in their day-to-day living like Chief technology and strategy officer of Cisco Systems Padmasree Warrior, Arianna Huffington of AOL and Huffing Post Media Group, TV personality and Harpo Productions, Inc. Chairwoman & CEO Oprah Winfrey, Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford, The Energy Project Founder & CEO Tony Schwartz, and Ray Dalio, the 61-year-old founder of Bridgewater Associates.
“When it did, I walked away feeling fuller than when I’d come in. Full of hope, a sense of contentment, and deep joy. Knowing for sure that even in the daily craziness that bombards us from every direction, there is—still—the constancy of stillness,” Oprah shared about Transcendental Mediation on her blog. “Only from that space can you create your best work and your best life.”
To share the benefits of meditation, big companies also offer this activity to their employees like Google, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc., AOL and Huffington Post. If you like to follow those powerful people in the way they address their stress, better to start to practice mediation now. According to Inc.com’s report it improves managing emotions, memory, and other learning capabilities.
There are different types of meditations that you can choose from like yoga, Vipassana, Metta Meditation or Loving Kindness Meditation, and Zazen or Zen Meditation. However, on your own you can do it by simple steps like find time to stay away from using gadgets and silent corner
Apart from this, Inc.com’s tips include search for comfortable zone with not distraction, take deep breathes (from your diaphragm), clear your mind from thinking concerns, and be consistent by doing it every day.