top of page

Mindful Stress Management for Managers & Leaders (based on MBSR)

In today's fast-paced and demanding business landscape, managers & leaders face unique challenges that take a toll on both their professional effectiveness and personal well-being.


The pressure on managers & leaders to make critical decisions, navigate complex relationships, and continuously adapt to ever-evolving business environments can lead to chronic stress, burnout, and a diminished capacity to lead effectively.

How is the pressure of your role as a Manager, and a lack of stress management, impacting your own personal well-being, productivity and relationships?

Mindfulness Training for Leaders & Managers
Play Video

Our Mindful Stress Management for Managers courses (which have their foundations in the evidence-based Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program) are transformative courses that offers managers & leaders powerful tools to address these challenges head-on, all guided by an instructor with experience of working in corporate environments in roles up to and including Director/C-Suite level.

N.B. Executives and Business Owners may also be interested in our Mindful Executive invite-only program.

About the Mindful Stress Management for Managers course...

8-Week Course At A Glance...

Weeks 1 & 2

  • What is mindfulness?

  • Stress impacts; you & your team

  • Your Stress triggers & responses

  • Mindfulness in Work Life

Weeks 5 & 6

  • Responding (not Reacting)

  • Appreciating the Good 

  • Challenging situations

  • Meditation and the breath

  • More neuroscience

Weeks 3 & 4

  • Operating in the now

  • The Science behind Mindfulness

  • Stress & Performance

  • Finding your equilibrium

Weeks 7 & 8

  • Prioritising, Pacing & Planning

  • Self-care

  • Better you / Better team

  • The role of kindness at work

Rooted in proven mindfulness practices and backed by modern neuroscience, these courses provides a structured approach to stress management, cultivating mindfulness, resilience, and emotional intelligence; specifically tailored to the needs of managers, recognizing that your role requires a unique set of skills and a heightened ability to manage stress and maintain clarity in high-stakes situations.

Throughout our courses, you'll explore mindfulness practices that grow your stress management capability, improve self-awareness, emotional regulation, and decision-making abilities.


Through learning and practicing these techniques, you'll discover how to navigate workplace dynamics with greater ease, build stronger relationships with your team, and foster a culture of well-being within your organization. By developing these essential skills, you can not only enhance your personal life but also become a more effective, compassionate, and influential manager.

A Bit More Detail...

  • Focus on learning mindfulness meditation and other shorter stress management techniques and coping strategies to effectively manage stress & anxiety at work & in life, helping to prevent burnout.

  • Improve focus, productivity & creativity at work.

  • Improve your relationship with peers, direct reports & others.

  • Carry your newly-developed sense of calm and clarity over into your social and family life.

  • Courses are taught over an 8-week period via Zoom

  • 1 * 2 hour session per week

  • Half-day optional online extended-practice session part-way through the course

  • Learn from the experiences of others via group discussion

  • Guided audio meditations & practicers provided, to practice in your own time

  • A safe space to improve your stress management capability, learn how to become a better manager and to begin to live a life filled with more calm, kindess and joy.

Discover how our Mindful Stress Management for Managers & Leaders courses can help you unlock your full potential as a caring, effective leader, reduce stress, and increase your resilience in today's challenging business landscape.


Using mindfulness meditation and other tools, exercises and techniques, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - the foundation of this course for Managers & Leaders - has been proven to improve overall well-being, with course participants consistently reporting the following positive outcomes:

Meditation Benefits

Let's take a closer look at these benefits:

  • Reduced stress & Anxiety: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses have been shown to be effective in reducing stress and stress-related symptoms, such as anxiety and depression.

  • Improved Sleep: Managers needs adequate sleep to boost creativity and relationships at work. By learning and regularly practicing the techniques taught on this couse, appreciating the positive and quietening negative mental chatter, participants report being less prone to rumination, making it easier to fall asleep and feel rested.

  • Improved physical health: Stress Management through Mindfulness and Meditation has been linked to improved physical health, including reduced blood pressure and improved immune function.

  • Enhanced mental clarity & concentration: Practicing mindfulness improves mental clarity and focus, which can be beneficial in a wide range of personal and professional settings.

  • Improved relationships: MBSR courses help leaders and managers develop more positive relationships by improving their ability to listen and communicate effectively, promoting an increased sense of team collaboration.

  • Boosted self-esteem & confidence: By learning how to accept yourself just as you are in this moment, reduce your tendency to beat yourself up and to be kinder to youself, you can begin to live a life where you feel more comfortable in your skin and confident with who you are.

  • Reduced levels of emotional exhaustion & burnout: Busy lives, tight deadlines, competing priorities, the pandemic, information over-load, an "always on" culture. Managers & Leaders live in a hectic, demanding world. As part of this course, participants learn how to pace themselves better, understand their stressors and how their body reacts to stress, take time for self-care and form new habits that improve stress management capability and overall wellbeing.

  • Increased self-awareness: Through MBSR-based mindfulness & meditation practices and reflection, participants in MBSR courses develop greater levels of self-awareness and a better understanding of their thoughts, emotions, and behaviours. Once you understand yourself, you can be more effective at work and start to mould a role that is fulfilling and enjoyable.

You may want to read an external article to validate the benefits of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses, or why not enrol and experience the benefits for yourself.

If you're still not sure and would like further information, please contact us and we'll be happy to help you decide if the Mindful Stress Management for Managers & Leaders course is right for you. Or check out our FAQs.

bottom of page