Are you a Mindful Communicator?
Ask yourself the following questions and based on your answers, decide if you can be more mindful at work and in your relationships at home. Work your way through the following checklist, answering either YES or NO to the following questions. There is no need to judge yourself. Simply make a note of what you can work on further.
Respond appropriately. Not only with your words, but with your entire body, being mindful of what you say, how you say it, & what you show in your facial expressions & body movements.

Do you take the time to listen to what others have to say?
No
Yes
Do you hear them and appreciate their viewpoint? Or are you quick to interject your thoughts before they are even finished?
No
Yes
Can you be in a meeting and concentrate on what is being discussed or is your mind scattered and thinking about your previous meeting or what is to come later in the day?
No
Yes
Are you calm and in control when faced with challenging situations? Or do you jump to conclusions or react unfavourably?
No
Yes
Are you clear on your path and have the ability to inspire and motivate others? Do you have self-compassion and the courage to lead and mentor others?
No
Yes
Are you a positive pillar at work (and at home) and a person others can turn to? Or do you always have negative things to say?
No
Yes
Is there always trust and respect for other human beings?
No
Yes
Are you able to accept responsibility for actions without placing blame on others? Do you avoid saying bad things about other people?
No
Yes
Do you care about helping other people and their well- being? Do you genuinely wish them happiness and ease?
No
Yes
Do you always show kindness to all human beings (including work colleagues and even strangers)?
No
Yes