Thursday, December 20, 2018
“Most of our moments we aren’t really there…regardless of what we’re doing… our mind can literally be thousands of miles away and it can be in the past or the future… we call this aspect of our spontaneous mental activity mind wandering.”
– Dr. Amishi Jha, University of Miami –
When our minds wander, we have off-task thoughts and we make more mistakes. This is less than ideal in a business setting but in a combat setting it can be deadly. Click here for Dr. Jha’s interview with the U.S. Army War College and to learn more about how the U.S. military views mindfulness as a way to improve leadership performance and reduce stress.