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Card Descriptions

ETA GAME

ETA GAME

ETA GAME is a collaborative project between InnoveLab and Vibrant Marketing. To learn more about creating a game for your team, or to purchase the existing deck, click the button below.

Some cards in the ETA GAME contain the following sign:  

 

That is, these cards require a little more detail to fully develop workplace mindfulness. These ETA GAME videos teach you all of the exercises and tools you need to feel better and have a little more fun during your work day.

 

Share the love with your colleagues and practice these exercises as a a group!
ETA card game mindfulness at work InnoveLab

ETA CARD #01

Description

This card encourages you to return to your essential qualities and strengths. Think about what comes easy for you: where do you naturally excel? Notice how it feels and the reactions you get when you do what you do best, and give it your best!

What to do?

Every day, (to the best of your abilities), set an intention to contribute the most beautiful aspects of your personality and natural skills. What to know more? Check out more details in this short video!

ETA card game mindfulness at work InnoveLab

ETA CARD #02

Description

Deep breathing is a subtle technique that can be practiced anywhere, anytime. When your thoughts become too consuming and draw you away from the present moment, this breathing technique can be a great way to bring you back to the now.

What to do?

As demonstrated in the following video, there are two simple steps for this breathing technique: Inhale deeply, but gently through the nose, and exhale gently, through the nose, letting the air release naturally. Repeat as many times as it takes calm you down and quiet your mind. You can also close your eyes to concentrate better or focus on the sound of your breath.

ETA card game mindfulness at work InnoveLab

ETA CARD #06

Description

Having your head in the clouds is not always a bad thing! It can be a great way to let your mind wander and discover new ideas, or shift our thinking out of looping, repetitive thought patterns.

What to do?

Alternate nostril breathing allows us to boost our energy and calm our mind. It’s  simply the practice of breathing in or out one nostril at a time by blocking your nostrils alternately with your right hand.

1- Go blow your nose before starting … Ah ah!

2- Block your right nostril with your right thumb and inhale through your left nostril.

3- Block your left nostril with your little finger and release the right side- exhale out the right nostril, then inhale through the right nostril, keeping your left nostril blocked.

5- Exhale out your left nostril.

This completes one full cycle. Practice this for at least 5-minutes to balance the two hemispheres of the brain. Do it all with the intention of releasing your worries.

You can also combine this exercise with CARD #7 and clarify your intention for the day, or use it with CARD #10 and make a list of all the tasks that concern you to get them off your mind.

ETA card game mindfulness at work InnoveLab

ETA CARD #08

Description

Your ability to shift perspective and see the world or a particular issue from another lense is an invaluable tool. When we wear ‘different glasses’ we can be more open to new ideas and ways of doing things, deepening your ability to collaborate and innovate.

What to do?

When you feel stress rising around a particular idea or issue, take a big breath and dare to ask yourself: ``What if…?” Take a look at this video to learn how to practice shifting your perspective.

ETA card game mindfulness at work InnoveLab

ETA CARD #22

Description

Everyone has an inner superleader: you just need to know how to fully activate it! What does embodying your superleader feel like? It is the sensation of fully living in your and feeling in control in any situation.

What to do?

Watch this short explanatory video demonstrating the posture of a superleader and feel an immediate shift in your energy and confidence!

ETA card game mindfulness at work InnoveLab

ETA CARD #23

Description

This card invites you to explore the world of self-massage; a great energizer at the end of the day and the perfect way to increase circulation and release tension.

What to do?

Check out the following video to learn exactly how to do a full-body, scalp to calf massage. A quick 5-minutes will give you an energy boost while remaining calm and grounded.

ETA card game mindfulness at work InnoveLab

ETA CARD #24

Description

Kapalabhati breath is another way to get a natural energy boost when you’re in a slump at work. Without a doubt, this breathing exercise is three-minutes well invested.

What to do?

Find a quiet place. Emphasis is placed on dynamic exhalation by contracting your abdominals, which raises the diaphragm and empties the air from your lungs in one fell swoop. All that remains is to let the air naturally re-enter your lungs.
Practice this breathing technique in rounds of 10 to start.
Watch this explanatory video for detailed instructions.

ETA card game mindfulness at work InnoveLab

ETA CARD #25

Description

Stretching at work is not to be underestimated. It is essential to move your body, especially if you are sitting at a desk for a long time to stay healthy physically and mentally.

What to do?

This video gives you some short, simple and effective stretches you can do at work, as many times a day you need. Also, why not add a little 10-minute walk to your lunch break to boost your mood?

ETA card game mindfulness at work InnoveLab

ETA CARD #30

Description

Start a movement at work! Invent a cool handshake or a secret code to use with colleagues, or share a new dance step or yoga pose you just learned. Get involved and do something that will have a positive impact on everyone!

What to do?

If you have no idea, here’s your first movement, on the house: Watch this video to learn Ganesh mudra and then teach it to your team!