The way he does work is the way he has always done it and he thinks he has to be a certain way. A number of objections surfaced: there’s too much to do to be still and present, I have to be professional not ‘woo woo’. The mind has created separation to maintain control and to keep its story going. The outcome of this for him has been exhaustion and discontent.
Can you be present and be at work? A key part of integrating self-awareness and presence is to practice it in all situations, not just at home when there is more perceived time and space. And it’s not about zoning out at your desk.