Promoting mindfulness to men requires different approach: Project

Linking training to business, sports, performance and workplace can broaden appeal
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/06/2017

Training around mindfulness has gained greater acceptance in the workplace, as employers and employees alike come to see the positives of the approach, such as greater focus, reduced stress and enhanced relationships.

But mindfulness seems to attract more women than men, according to the experts.

“Men benefit from mindfulness training in significant ways but the challenge is to get them to sign up,” said Geoff Soloway, co-founder and chief training officer at MindWell-U, a mindfulness consultancy based in Vancouver.