Specsavers Bathgate are taking time out to focus on mental health.
Learning mindfulness skills
The staff attended classes with SoundMind in Edinburgh to learn practical mindfulness skills within a relaxed, inclusive and compassionate environment to help deepen their experience and understanding of the practice.
With regular mindfulness time incorporated into their working day, staff are facilitating a calm and peaceful working environment.
A word from the store director
Store director, Morna Scott, sais: ‘We all lead extremely busy lives that pull us in a million different directions at once so we want staff to learn mindfulness to help manage the stress that our hectic lifestyles produce.
‘For many of us, much of our lives are spent focusing on past worries and future events, juggling work, family, and daily commitments, so we hope these regular session will help staff relax and help them focus.