Mindfulness at Work: Start today with one mindful moment

Div Manickam
6 min readJul 2, 2021

How do we cultivate and foster Mindfulness at work, one day at a time?

Thich Nhat Hanh — Live the actual moment

Imagine a world where we wake up every morning and say, “Hey, Good Morning! I want to be mindful at work today” and see where it goes and make a conscious choice every moment of the day.

When I joined this leadership role in Sept 2020, I didn’t really know how to bring mindfulness and meditation into my day-to-day until I came across Wise@Work.

I’ve been learning about mindfulness for over the past year. 2020 has been a year of uncertainty, a year of self-reflection and understanding “What is most important to you”?

And a year of slowing down in all phases of life.

And that’s where mindfulness has been a blessing because it has taught me to be fully present in the here and now, at work and and in life.

Mindfulness is in everything we do: from waking up in the morning to taking a deep breath, finding ways to reduce anxiety, being proactive and organized with what needs to get done in a specific day. It’s an art and science coupled together, it’s about finding the equanimity amidst the chaos, reaching the balance and the tao.

So, today I wanted to share what does a mindful day looks like for me and how you can create your own…