Why

Preventing stress disorder

Owl wants to meet the needs of millions of people in developed countries that suffer from anxiety and stress disorders.

 

As a training methodology, OWL has roots in different in several different schools of thought and research. Mindfulness, Emotional Intelligence, NLP, dance, phenomenology.. All that and more combine to make OWL training’s unique approach to combat emotional exhausting, build a better work-life balance and increase job performance ratings.

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Stress has become a real pandemic in developed countries, affecting 40 million people only in Europe. Since 2009, the number of sick days lost to stress, depression and anxiety has increased by 24% ; between 2010 and 2014, a MILLION PEOPLE took sick leave for longer than four weeks due to stress.

 

Currently, employers cannot provide continuous and individualised solutions for each stress case. Despite a variety of methods to combat stress, such as medication or yoga, 81% of people fail to recover through existing treatments aimed at changing life habits. Even combatting stress in the workplace has become increasingly stressful.

 

Research carried out by the Mindfulness All-Party Parliamentary Group (MAPPG) , states that brief periods of practice, such as the one that Owl training promotes, can lead to objectively measurable increases in improved reaction times, higher comprehension scores, better working memory functioning and significantly more creative problem-solving and decision-making.

 

Several reports from ESADE and Randstad show that each Euro invested by employers to manage stress has a return of €10. Providing Owl training to any employee will ultimately result in economical benefits.

For more information about OWL Training and studies on workplace stress, visit our

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Productivity

  • Have you realised that the most common answer to the question, “How are you?” is often, “I am so busy…”
  • Do you get really annoyed when your To-Do lists just keep growing and growing?
  • Working long hours normally makes us grumpy both at work and at home. But working long hours does not mean we are being productive all those long hours.

Recent studies evaluating why we waste time at work have shown that more than 53% of office professionals believe that short breaks using social media or dealing with office politics increase productivity, when in reality, these activities distract them from getting necessary work completed. Others have stated that they aren’t interested enough in their jobs to pay full attention (20%), lack incentive (8%) and are unsatisfied with their jobs (7%), while some have admitted to wasting time because they believe they are not being paid enough (2%)

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Office professionals believe that short breaks using social media or dealing with office politics increase productivity.

20%

Office professionals have stated that they aren’t interested enough in their jobs to pay full attention.

8%

Office professionals are lack incentive.

7%

Office professionals are unsatisfied with their jobs.

2%

Office professionals have admitted to wasting time because they believe they are not being paid enough.

These tendencies have cost American companies an estimated annual payroll loss of $130 BILLION

OWL Training provides you with new tools to not only perform at your best, but to initiate a more mindful journey towards greater job performance and stronger presence of mind, resulting in less emotional exhaustion, a more joyful working experience and a better work-life balance.