Mindfulness

Mindfulness

In collaboration with USains Holding (wholly-owned by Universiti Sains Malaysia)

Vital Strategies for Mental Focus, Change Resilience, Innovation, and Wellbeing at Work

Mindfulness means paying attention to what’s happening in the present moment in the mind, body and external environment, with an attitude of curiosity and kindness. An ancient wisdom practice supported by modern neuroscience, Mindfulness has been considered as a new ‘Superpower’ to equip everyone to adapt to high degree of complexity in today workplace. Elite business schools such as Harvard, Stanford, and MIT have turned to Mindfulness to achieve excellence for developing the next generation of leaders. Industry giants including Google, SAP and Intel are among the many companies that offer structured programs of Mindfulness to promote work performance and wellbeing. Google has its own in-house Mindfulness Based Emotional Intelligence training program namely, Search Inside Yourself (SIY), that has been highly appraised by its employees.

Empirical supported benefits of Mindfulness include:

• Reduced Professional Burn-Out (Epstein, et al)

• Strengthened Attention (Zylowska et al; Jha, et al)

• Improved Decision Making (Hefenbrack, et al)

• Enhanced Sense of Well-Being (Kabat-Zinn et al)

• More Empathic Relational Function (Shapiro, et al)

• More Integrated Brain (Davidson et al; Lazar et al)

• More Robust Immune System (Davidson et al)

COURSE OFFERINGS

  1. EQ Mindfulness for Wellbeing & Resilience (Half-Day)
  2. EQ Mindfulness for Leadership and Performance (1 or 2-Day)
  3. Search Inside Yourself  (SIY) Program (https://siyli.org/)

For further information, please contact:

usains

Khairol Anuar Hazir Mohammed

USAINS Holding Sdn. Bhd.
+604-653 5714 / +6012-286 9048
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 About Facilitator

dr yeoh

Dr. Yeoh Kar Kheng obtained his doctorate degree in Organic Chemistry from University of Oxford, UK. He is currently a senior lectuerer in School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). He is a SIY Certified Teacher trained by Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, USA https://siyli.org/ . SIY is a scientific based mindfulness and emotional intelligence curriculum that was developed and tested at Google. In Malaysia,he is one of the pioneers in introducing mindfulness training to corporate organizations (INTEL, JABIL, INFINEON, ViTrox etc). Dr Yeoh is also the founding chairman of Malaysia Mindfulness Association and has frequently been featured in local mass media.

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What People Are Saying

What People Are Saying

“Mindfulness is a simple yet effective concept that can be realized in our everyday lives. More importantly, you do not need extra resources to adopt it.”           

                                                                              -- Professor Dr R. Abdullah, Director of Nav6, USM

 

“We need the company to adopt and embrace this Mindfulness culture and behaviours in order to maximize the team spirit.”

                                                              - --K. S. Lim, Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets Accounting Team Leader, Intel

 

“Dr Yeoh really knows the theories and real world implications of Mindfulness well. The 2-day Leadership program was well designed. Highly recommended to All leaders as their words and actions will have an important impact on others.”                                                

                                                                        ---Alfred Ong, Finance Manager, Intel                                                                                 

 

“Prior to the Mindfulness practice, I used to have shoulder pain very often, especially when I was rushing for deadlines. But now, my shoulder pain is gone! Perhaps this was because when I did the Body Scan, I could feel my shoulder was “cracking” away the stress. This is really amazing!”

  ---Professor C. S. Lim, School of Educational Studies, USM

 

“The Mindfulness practices taught in the course are very helpful in keeping me calm and relaxed. After a few weeks into the Mindfulness journey, I was pleasantly surprised that I could have a good night sleep without any medication.”

   ---B. C. Lim, Operations Director (retired), a US multinational company

 

“An outstanding workshop. Fully recommended to everyone! It certainly helps you to find peace and reduce your stress in life.”                                                         

                                                                --- K.H. Tan, Engineering Manager, Jabil AMS

 

“ The content of the EQ Mindfulness training is exceptionally respectful and educational in helping us to identify the issues from cross functional perspectives.”       

                ---Sister Cyrilla, Mission Awareness Coordinator, Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital