The importance of workplace wellbeing for employees is now recognised more than ever. In particular, the benefits of mindfulness, including stress reduction, adaptability, problem solving and creativity, have gained traction in organisations keen to support employee happiness, mental health and productivity.
Corporate beekeeping projects are becoming increasingly popular for mindfulness practice. With an intrinsic connection to nature and an absolute requirement for patience, concentration and slow gentle movements, beekeeping provides valuable lessons about pace, mindset and focus.
There’s no tonic for workplace stress like the need to operate on “bee time”!