SIY Certified Teacher
- Munich, Germany
- English, German
In 2011, I started meditating and it was embarrassing.
I was a typical black-and-white, logic-based Engineer. Yoga, meditation, mindfulness - it always struck me as a waste of time.
UNTIL a close friend, whose career drive and results I admired greatly, told me that his meditation practice was a key part of his success. I was floored. He took me to a seminar with one of the teachers he respected, and my life changed on every level.
Back then, meditation was still such a weird esoteric thing. We didn’t really have the science to explain HOW it produced results and influenced the brain.
I was torn between two worlds: Working in the logic-based world of an engineer by day, and doing this “weird” thing in my personal life that I couldn't tell anyone about.
My worst fear: That is was all a placebo effect, and I’d been a fool to invest in it.
Today, the science is clear: Meditation and yoga drive business results.
Opening up creativity and innovation
Reduces stress and absenteeism
Supporting employee retention
Improving communication & collaboration skills
And so much more ...
Now instead of hiding my meditation practice, I became an Engineer who is happy to pass on these amazing science-backed mindfulness tools to other engineers and (technology) leaders, so they can access their full potential too.