The business world is often associated with stress and anxiety, but there is an increasing interest in mindfulness as a way to promote well-being in the workplace.

Mindfulness is about being present in the moment and paying attention to your thoughts and feelings without judgment. It can help you cope with stress, boost your concentration, and improve decision-making. There is evidence that mindfulness can be beneficial for both individuals and businesses.

For businesses, mindfulness can improve employee productivity and engagement. In addition, mindful companies are more likely to be creative and adaptable, traits that are essential in today's ever-changing marketplace. As more businesses begin to adopt mindfulness practices, it is clear that this ancient tradition can offer modern companies a competitive edge.

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Our guests:

Joa Scetbon  (Mindfulness Facilitator, INSEAD Psychological Services)


Our hosts:

Angela Rachel (Student Life Officer, INSEAD Degree Programmes)

Eva Laporte (Student Life Officer, INSEAD Degree Programmes)



INSEAD Psychological Services

INSEAD has an international team of psychologists to work with students, staff and faculty in times of personal challenge or crisis. We offer individual and couple consultations, as well as Mindfulness groups, on the Fontainebleau and Singapore campuses. We also run workshops on various psychological issues for MBA students.

We work both in-person and remotely.

Appointments are completely confidential and free of charge.



01:10 - About the guests and role at INSEAD Psychological Services

01:45 - What is Mindfulness, and why is it important to practice this in our daily lives 

05:55 - The difference between mindfulness and meditation, and some common misconceptions

09:38 - Common themes and why students and staff attend the mindfulness sessions at INSEAD

11:30 - How to adopt mindfulness practices in your personal and/or professional lives

13:26 - Practical ways to apply these practices to your life

18:35 - Benefits of learning mindfulness practices in person or workshops as compared to via digital apps

22:30 - Takeaway tips for those thinking of starting their mindfulness journeys, and sustaining these practices

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