David Perls | Creating Mindful Organizations

David Perls is a certified mindfulness instructor, executive coach, and the founder and CEO of shinebright, a company that provides leadership and mindfulness training to individuals and teams. David has worked with companies such as Sephora, Uber, the U.S. Air Force, and the San Francisco Giants as a facilitator, consultant and coach.

David graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Economics and Psychology, and he now utilizes his extensive business experience and passion for yoga and mindfulness to help others reach their full potential.

Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • David Perls explains how his background as a student athlete in the suburbs of New York City led to his interest in mindfulness
  • How David used mindfulness to change his relationship with pain and with himself
  • David discusses Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  • Why David shifted his career from advertising to teaching mindfulness and leadership classes
  • The relationship between mindfulness and implicit bias
  • David talks about how mindfulness can be incorporated into large organizations
  • How David’s MBSR programs have changed since COVID-19
  • How to stop functioning on autopilot and start living more fully and deeply
  • Where to learn more about David Perls and shinebright

In this episode…

Have you ever experienced anxiety or stress in your personal or professional life? Does this stress and anxiety make you feel isolated, depressed, and out of control? What if there was a proven, effective way to alleviate these feelings and change the way you view yourself and those around you?

After struggling with intense anxiety and stress, David Perls decided to start practicing Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. This practice changed David’s life completely, and he shifted his entire career in order to coach both individuals and organizations about mindfulness.

In this episode of Succeed Under Stress, Dr. Jonathan Horowitz talks with David Perls, founder and CEO of shinebright, about the life-changing benefits of mindfulness training. David discusses how mindfulness helped him cope with his physical pain, inspired him to change careers, and taught him how to take control of his life. You don’t want to miss this personal and practical episode!

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Sponsor for this episode…

This episode is brought to you by the San Francisco Stress and Anxiety Center and their mission is to help you conquer stress and anxiety through personal and professional therapy, counseling, and coaching.

San Francisco Stress and Anxiety Center works with some of San Francisco’s largest and most successful companies, helping them to build happy and successful teams so that they can achieve their business goals. Since its foundation in 2012 by Dr. Jonathan Horowitz, San Francisco Stress and Anxiety Center has been helping both companies and individuals to manage their stress, find balance, stay focused, and work well together.

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