Dare to Be Different: 10 Unorthodox Mindfulness Techniques for Daytime Work - Deepstash

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Ambient Noise Focus

Ambient Noise Focus

Embrace ambient office sounds as a mindfulness anchor. Tune into the hum of air conditioning, the tapping of keyboards, or the murmur of voices to practice being present.

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Task-Based Mantras

Task-Based Mantras

Create a unique mantra for each task, such as "I am focused and efficient" for a report or "I communicate clearly" for an email. Repeat it silently to bring mindfulness to your work.

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Phone Call Breathing

Phone Call Breathing

During phone calls, practice mindful breathing. Focus on your breath between sentences and during pauses, bringing your awareness to the present moment.

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Email Mindfulness Bell

Email Mindfulness Bell

Set an email notification sound as your "mindfulness bell." When it rings, pause and take a deep breath before checking and mindfully responding to the message.

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Progress Visualization

Progress Visualization

Pause occasionally to visualize the progress you've made on a project. This mental review helps you stay mindful of your accomplishments and maintain focus.

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Scheduled Mindfulness

Scheduled Mindfulness

Set random reminders throughout your day to engage in brief mindfulness exercises, like a minute of deep breathing or mentally repeating a positive affirmation.

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Colorful Focus

Colorful Focus

Choose a color for the day and make it your mindfulness anchor. Whenever you see that color, take a moment to breathe and refocus on the present moment.

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Mindful Snacking

Mindful Snacking

Turn snack breaks into mindfulness opportunities. Chew slowly and savor the taste, texture, and aroma of your food, appreciating each bite.

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Posture Awareness

Posture Awareness

Maintain mindfulness of your body throughout the day by periodically checking and adjusting your posture. Sit up straight, relax your shoulders, and take a deep breath.

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Mindful Tech Breaks

Mindful Tech Breaks

Use technology breaks, like waiting for a file to download, as a cue for mindfulness. Take a deep breath, stretch, or mentally check in with yourself during these pauses.

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A deep thinker and a big enthusiast of technology.

CURATOR'S NOTE

Going to your job everyday can be a hassle but by being more mindful, it makes everything less overwhelming. Here are some tips that I personally use during daytime work.

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