Mindfulness Mavericks: 10 Unconventional Techniques to Embrace Presence at Work - Deepstash

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Desk Plant Whisperer

Desk Plant Whisperer

Place a small plant on your desk and take a moment to water and care for it daily. This simple act encourages you to be present and fosters a connection with nature amidst the busy workplace.

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Walk-and-Talk Meetings

Walk-and-Talk Meetings

Replace traditional sit-down meetings with walk-and-talk meetings. This change of pace allows for greater mindfulness, better engagement, and a boost in creativity.

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Chair Swiveling

Chair Swiveling

Take a minute to swivel in your chair while focusing on your breath. This fun and discreet activity can help you stay mindful and relieve stress during the workday.

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Tech-free Breaks

Tech-free Breaks

Schedule short, tech-free breaks throughout the day. Step away from your devices and use this time to practice mindfulness through deep breathing, stretching, or simply enjoying your surroundings.

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Mindful Munching

Mindful Munching

Turn snack breaks into mindful experiences. Savor each bite, focusing on the taste, texture, and aroma of your food. This practice helps you slow down and appreciate the present moment.

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Creative Doodling

Creative Doodling

Practice mindful doodling during breaks or conference calls. Focus on the lines, shapes, and colors as you draw. This creative outlet can promote mindfulness and reduce stress.

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Office Treasure Hunt

Office Treasure Hunt

Create a mini treasure hunt by hiding small, meaningful objects around your workspace. When you find one, pause and reflect on its significance, grounding yourself in the present.

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Gratitude Email

Gratitude Email

Start or end your day by sending a gratitude email to a colleague, expressing your appreciation for their hard work or support. This practice fosters mindfulness and strengthens workplace relationships.

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Desktop Wallpaper Reminder

Desktop Wallpaper Reminder

Set your desktop wallpaper to an image that reminds you to be mindful, such as a serene landscape or an inspiring quote. Each time you see it, take a moment to breathe and reconnect with the present.

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Stretching Alarm

Stretching Alarm

Set an alarm to remind you to take a stretching break every hour. Use this time to focus on your breath and body movements, promoting mindfulness and reducing physical tension.

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