Leah Weiss is a scholar and writer specializing in the application of meditation in secular contexts.
Please Support The Show with a Donation Leah Weiss wears many hats: she's a researcher, professor, consultant, and author. Much of her work to date has surrounded cultivating compassion in the workplace. Her upcoming book, to be released in March 2018, ventures into the realm of bringing mindfulness into the workplace. It turns out, it's not only possible to do so, but it completely transforms the way people experience their work for the better. Hate your job? This interview is PERFECT for you. But you don't have to hate your job to get a lot out of it. Leah Weiss can help you elevate your experience at work no matter your starting point of happiness. In This Interview, Leah Weiss and I Discuss...The Wolf ParableHer book How We Work: Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity and Embrace the Daily GrindThe importance of and impact of our experience at workMindfulness: the intentional use of attentionThe illusion of multitaskingLooking differently at what we're already doing vs doing something differentlyTaking all of your life onto the pathHow mindfulness helps you transform the experienceThe importance of directing our attention to something we've been avoiding because it's painfulHow the strategy of avoidance or resistance leads us to be more unhappyThe three types of mindfulness training that we can bring to workBeing in your bodyMetacognitionFocusThe Pomodoro TechniqueOur crazy streams of consciousnessEudaimonic happiness vs Hedonic happinessA helpful strategy for dealing with people who annoy you - in life and at work Please Support The Show with a Donation 
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