MINDFULNESS TO UNLOCK GREATER PERFORMANCE AND WELLBEING
Mark Davies is the founder of 7Futures and has been consulting in workplace resilience, wellbeing and performance since 2000. He is a resilience coach, an FA coach (working at Leicester City FC) and a mindfulness teacher. He is supporting the Mindfulness Initiative for the UK Armed Forces. Wellbeing and mindfulness clients include the BBC, Network Rail, Capita, Skanska, Carillion, E.ON, Thames Water, Oxford Brookes University, Chiltern Railways, and many public sector organisations.
Co-presenter Nathan Douglas, Double Olympian and consultant to 7Futures Ltd, is one of the greatest triple jumpers Great Britain has produced. Nathan has always had a passion for performance psychology which lead him to achieve a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science, he is a Certified Professional Coach, a Licensed Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and has completed the Oxford Mindfulness Centre's MBCT course.
Mark and Nathan will co-present an explanation of how mindfulness can boost performance and wellbeing through intelligent management of the autonomic nervous system. Using evidenced-based research and techniques from the worlds of elite military and sport they explain how to reduce the harmful effects of stress and boost recovery from difficult experiences or periods in our lives.