K Alaguraja, Dr. P Yoga
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of mindfulness meditation on stress among working men. To achieve the purpose of the study thirty working men were selected from Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, India during the year 2019. The subject’s age ranges from 35 to 45 years. The selected working men were divided into two equal groups consists of 15 working men each namely experimental group and control group. The experimental group underwent a mindfulness meditation programme for six weeks. The control group was not taking part in any training during the course of the study. Stress was taken as criterion variable in this study. The selected subjects were tested on Stress was measured through perceived stress scale. Pre-test was taken before the training period and post- test was measured immediately after the six week training period. Statistical technique ‘t’ ratio was used to analyse the means of the pre-test and post test data of experimental group and control group. The results revealed that there was a significant difference found on the criterion variable. The difference is found due to Mindfulness meditation given to the experimental group on Stress when compared to control group.
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