We live under the pressure of performance, competitivity and mental overload. Our attention is permanently hijacked by the digital world. The various crisis and the ecological challenges add anxiety and painful sensations of isolation.
EPFL provides to all of its community the opportunity to practice mindfulness with the purpose to strengthen their inner balance and well-being.
Stop- Feel Observe – Rest in the present moment
This mental health training produces a large variety of benefits
What do I need ?
Nothing, you have everything with you at all times :
Breath, bodily sensations, five senses
No experience is required and there is no need to change clothing.
Patience : practicing regularly is essential to reap the benefits exactly like acquiring a new skill.
Where and when ?
- Free of charge: Tuesdays 12.15-12.45 a.m. and/or 12.45 a.m.-1.15 p.m. in the framework of the Sport and Health Center SESSIONS . In hybrid on Lausanne campus and online via Zoom. Free access for the entire EPFL community.
To register, please start by creating an account with your EPFL e-mail address and click on EPFL Sessions (green box) to register for the sessions of your choice.
>> Create your account
For further info: [email protected]
- On subscription: Wednesdays 17.30-18.30 Mindfulness Course proposed by the UNIL/EPFL Sports Service (SUL). No previous mindfulness experience required. This class is included in the SUL yoga and slow-fit membership. However, it can be taken outside of these memberships and
is suitable for relieving stress and mental overload.
What do I get from this mindfulness practice ?
- Elliott Ash, Daniel Sgroi, Anthony Tuckwell, Shi Zhuo, “Mindfulness Reduces Information Avoidance”, Economics Letters, Volume 224, Mars 2023, DOI: Lire l’article de l’ETHZ sur l’étude: 10.1016/j.econlet.2023.110997. https://ethz.ch/en/news-and-events/eth-news/news/2023/05/mindful-meditation-helps-us-make-better-decisions.html
- Harvard Business Review, Daniel Goleman, Ellen Langer, Susan David, and Christina Congleton, “Mindfulness (HBR Emotional Intelligence Series)”, Harvard Business Review Press, 18 avril 2017, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/epflch/detail.action?pq-origsite=primo&docID=5182669#goto_toc