Tea in the Moment
“Tea in the Moment”?
In today’s busy, nonstop world, dedicating attention and focus in a fast-paced work environment can seem impossible at times. While multitasking may seem efficient on the surface, the brief mental blocks created by shifting between tasks can reduce productivity. To help meet and balance growing work demands, career-minded urban professionals are turning to ancient Japanese cultural traditions, like practicing meditation and minimalism to increase mindful activity and clear-headedness.
Studies show practicing mindful intention throughout the workday can enhance professional performance. Just one cup of Japanese green tea can help calm the mind, boost concentration and relieve stress. Whether fueling the start of your day or mentally preparing for a high-stakes meeting, find time to create your workplace Zen den: brew a cup, sip into serene and Tea in the Moment with Green Teas from Japan.
3 steps to
“Tea in the Moment”
Straighten your posture
Before drinking the tea, relax shoulders, straighten your back.
Drink tea slowly
Take a sip of Japanese green tea.
Take a deep breath
Breathe in and out deeply and control one’s breathing.
Green Tea in Daily Life
Drinking tea makes you calm and helps sort the day’s tasks out in your head.
in the morning
After arriving in the office, drink a cup of tea to calm your mind before starting work.
Drink a cup of tea before meetings to switch your mind away from what you were doing until now, clear your thoughts and concentrate on the meeting.
Drink a cup of tea before drafting a proposal to clear your head and help produce good ideas.
Drink a cup of tea before reading and focus on what you’re reading without thinking about work and household chores.