Our mission is to enable individuals to thrive inside and outside of work.

In the age of digital disruption don't let your days be characterised by chaos, overwhelm and stress. Learn the life skills essential to increase resilience, emotional intelligence and happiness.  Through our sister company The Workplace Yogi, we pioneered teaching mindfulness programs in the region. Taking that work forward Mindfulness Dubai is now positioned as the regional expert for delivering mindfulness programs to businesses and the public working only with certified, qualified mindfulness teachers.

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I’ve learnt so much about myself, things I didn’t know before...it’s made a huge difference inside and outside of work. Manager - Expo 2020 Dubai.
I’ve learnt to stop, breathe and notice my reactions when triggered by challenging situations. Manager -
Svitzer.
The skills I have learned over the program have helped me on the family front, friendship front and definitely the work front. Private 121 Client.
This was a very inspiring and motivational workshop. There are so many things you can learn and do differently at work. Great one, very self-realizing. Excellent facilitator - a room full of energy!
Standard Chartered Bank participant.
The 121 program helped me to connect to my values and motivation and to learn to respond more skillfully to the challenges of life.
Private 121 Client.
A chance to step away from the day to day and learn new tools and techniques to enhance productivity and manage stress levels. Great program, and a realistic, practical and highly beneficial approach.
Bel Group participant.
Thank you very much for allowing me to be part of the journey towards understanding myself. I have taken a lot of skills that help me better shape my life, understand those around me, be more resilient, accepting and help me in staying true to my core value of finding JOY in what I do in life. Manager, Expo 2020 Dubai.
It’s enlightening to think about ‘how we think’, process and react to things that happen in the world...the training was perfect, couldn’t identify any points of improvement. We work in professional services so this training would benefit all as the more grounded we are the more productive and successful our staff can be.
Jones Lang Lasalle participant.
Thank you for taking the time to understand the needs of our team and creating an engaging program.
HR Head Knauf
The training is great and really gives you a chance to reflect on how you cope in all situations and how to actively improve your quality of emotional stability. It’s good work you are doing for society and individuals at large. Managers at Knauf.
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Have you ever been curious to see how mindful and resilient you are right now?  Take our online mindfulness and resilience questionnaire below and answer thought provoking questions about how you work, think and feel. Don't worry it's not a test...we know you have enough challenges in your life right now.

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We are distracted 47% of the time...

Research demonstrates that most of us are so overwhelmed whether in the office or running a home that we are doing one thing and thinking about something completely different nearly 50% of our waking hours. Think of the negative impact that has on our relationships, our well-being, our stress levels and performance.

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Stress is THE health epidemic of the 21st Century

Stress is on the increase for all of us whether we are working in an organisation or raising a family.  the world is getting faster, more ambiguous and each one of us is managing constant change. It can be easy to feel overwhelmed.

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Mindfulness positively impacts the following...

Relationships, well-being, Emotional Intelligence, happiness, productivity, innovation and overall brain performance.  Added to that it gives us the much needed break in the day to check in with ourselves and take care of ourselves.

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Learn the life skills you need to Thrive.

Organisations and individuals all over the world are turning to mindfulness techniques because they can see and feel the difference they make to individuals and businesses. The positive scientific evidence base for these techniques is also now substantial as we learn more about the interaction of the body, brain, emotions thoughts and physiology.

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   One of Emma's favourite quotes by mindfulness teacher Sharon Salzberg:  "It is never too late to turn on the light. Your ability to break an unhealthy habit or turn off an old tape doesn't depend on how long it has been running;...When you flip the switch in that attic, it doesn't matter whether it’s been dark for ten minutes, ten years or ten decades.The light still illuminates the room and banishes the murkiness, letting you see the things you couldn't see before."

One of Emma's favourite quotes by mindfulness teacher Sharon Salzberg: "It is never too late to turn on the light. Your ability to break an unhealthy habit or turn off an old tape doesn't depend on how long it has been running;...When you flip the switch in that attic, it doesn't matter whether it’s been dark for ten minutes, ten years or ten decades.The light still illuminates the room and banishes the murkiness, letting you see the things you couldn't see before."

emma carbery, managing director & mindfulness teacher. 

certified teacher - search inside yourself leadership institute, usa.

Emma is the Managing Director of Mindfulness Dubai, which she founded to pioneer the teaching of Mindfulness based programs to organisations and the public in the Middle East.  She has delivered mindfulness training to over 30 organisations in the region and worked with hundreds of individuals through 1-2-1 work and public programs.  She is passionate about equipping organisations and individuals with the tools they need to thrive in today’s ‘always-on’ environment and believes that mindfulness and emotional intelligence tools can bring transformational change to the organization, the individual, to customers and to the community at large. As a long-term meditator, Emma has personally seen the impact of these practices in her own life, and is inspired and fulfilled by seeing others experience change for themselves.

She is a Search Inside Yourself Certified Teacher, and holds advanced Mindfulness teacher training certification with expert teacher Shamash Alidina, is certified by The Society for Holistic Therapists and Coaches (UK) to teach mindfulness and has studied Mindfulness with Janice Marturano of the Mindful Leadership Institute (USA), and the US based Mindful Schools organisation.  Emma brings warmth, humour and compassion to those she works with, and a deep understanding of the challenges faced by all of us living and working in the age of 'disruption'.

Prior to establishing Mindfulness Dubai, Emma worked in the corporate world for over 20 years, as a Human Resources Director and HR Consultant working with businesses to facilitate growth and maximise talent. She led large scale change projects within multi-site and multi-region businesses in the financial services sector and worked extensively with senior leaders to facilitate people performance, culture change and business growth.  As lead teacher at Mindfulness Dubai, Emma has worked with private and public organisations in the Middle East such as Dubai Expo 2020, Uber Middle East, Nielsen, Danone, The Federal Authority of Nuclear Regulation, Jones Lang Lasalle and Svitzer to deliver mindfulness programs.

She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD) and holds Masters’ degrees in Politics, Philosophy and Human Resources. 

Guest teACHERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

We work closely with guest teachers from around the world who we regularly invite to run workplace programs and public workshops with us. We also collaborate extensively with well-being specialists from different disciplines to deliver unique public programs to you.