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26 Awesome Meditation Gifts Ideas For Your Employees

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Published on 14 September, 2022

Being conscious/aware/mindful has become vital in this age and day. Dealing with the day-to-day hustle and bustle often leaves you exhausted. And meditation comes as the cure to beat this exhaustion, especially for a nine-to-fiver.

What do you think will be the best way to encourage employees who are yet to start meditation practices?

Encouraging and assisting your employees in their well-being journey with some meditation gifts is the best way to do so. Employees will be able to center themselves on meditation gifts that will allow them to practice mindfulness.

In fact, there are chances that they will become more reflective and creative at work. Let's see why.

Why offer Mediation Gifts?

Meditation gifts are the best gifts you can provide to showcase your concern for your employees.

As you know, meditation never fails to help explore the roots of physical, mental, spiritual, and intellectual well-being. You should make sure you look for gifts that promote mindfulness and support a regular meditation practice.

Amid the struggle for success, employees tend to overlook the old-fashioned way to achieve health and wellness plans. So, help your employees elevate their spiritual wellness to meet their best versions. You can start with thoughtful meditation gifts.

Related: 13 Methods To Increase Energy and Motivation At Work

26 Meditation Gifts That Employers Can Offer To Promote Office Well-being

The thing about meditation is you become more and more you.
– David Lynch

Let's look at the list of unique meditation gifts for your employees.

1. Buddha Board

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The Buddha board was inspired by the Zen notion of living in the moment.

A Buddha Board will foster employee well-being with a spiritual painting experience to relieve stress, anxiety, and overcome depression. Painting on the board's surface with water and a bamboo brush helps to enlighten the inner spirit and recreate life.

2. Zen Gardens

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Zen, as the definition goes, is a Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism emphasizing the value of meditation and intuition rather than ritual worship or study of scriptures.

Dealing with a hectic and stressful day at work is common. With the Zen desktop garden, employees can take time to become mindful at any moment. It will also help them refresh their mind and create a peaceful zone to be naturally calm.

Related: 9 Budget-friendly Ideas To Create A Zen Office At The Workplace

3. Ceramic Coffee Mugs

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Creative coffee mugs with prints that promote meditation quotes or taglines are the most useful gifts you can offer. They are easily available in online/offline stores or can be customized too.

Employees can always begin their day at work by reconnecting with their senses as they sip from their meditative mug.

4. A Weekend at a Meditation Retreat Center

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There is no doubt a person already knows the miracles of meditation. Amidst the vicious circle of busy lives, meditation gives a moment of peace.

Taking your employees on a weekend retreat to a spiritual center might lift their spirits to return to work with a fresh mind. And maybe, you can give them a discount card to join a therapy session or meditation course. In short, nothing can be better than a mindful getaway.

5. Relaxing Coloring Book

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According to clinical psychologist Scott M. Bea, PsyD, coloring has everything to do with focusing our attention. Adult coloring requires modest attention focused outside of self-awareness. It's a simple activity that takes us outside the same way; cutting the lawn, knitting, or taking a Sunday drive can all be relaxing.
– Scott M. Bea, PsyD

Coloring relaxes and boosts consciousness. A study found that mindfulness art therapy helped reduce the symptoms of physical and emotional distress in women during their cancer treatment.

6. Meditation Books

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Reading itself is a mindfulness practice. And, nothing can be a better gift than a book to learn and unlearn. Books on how to begin meditation or the benefits of meditation will help employees get a grip on meditation practices and related exercises.

Read: 15 Best Books About Mental Health For Workplace Wellness

7. Candles

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While most think candles are purely for decoration and aromatic experiences, they have been used for many years for meditation.

A meditation candle enhances the meditative experience by creating an amazingly calming, stress-free ambiance for yoga, mindfulness, and transcendental meditation. The aromatherapy from essential oils and candles improves overall conditioning and enhances positivity.

8. Journals

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A meditation journal helps to have a definite sense of what to do and what is going on. Sitting down after meditation and finding a moment to jolt down your thoughts or about your day can revive the mind, body, and soul.

So, give your employees mindfulness meditation journals that will motivate them to start meditating today.

9. Essential Oil Diffuser

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An essential oil diffuser can enhance and soothe your meditation practices. It is a cost-effective meditation gift you can offer your employee.

Diffusing essential oil during meditation is the perfect way to let go of negative thoughts and de-stress. You can also choose the essential oils from the list below;

  • Lavender essential oil
  • Sandalwood essential oil
  • Chamomile essential oil
  • Peppermint essential oil
  • Eucalyptus essential oil

10. Intention stones

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Help your employees find inner peace with thoughtful meditation gifts like crystals and intention stones. Holding a stone in one's hand and focusing on the intention will refuel employees' energy. And it will also help bring a sense of purpose into their lives.

Setting an intention (why you are doing this meditation or what for) can make your meditation practice more purposeful. Intention stones help you stick to an intention; it can be hope, love, gratitude, compassion, etc.

One can easily carry intention stones in the pockets or keep them on the desk. And that is why it makes a great gift

11. Meditation Cushion

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Meditation cushions are becoming increasingly popular in recent days. It is because employees can carry it with them and meditate wherever they want. Meditation cushion help improves the body posture by making the process comfortable.

So, gift your employees a classic meditation cushion to begin with, a rejuvenating spiritual experience.

Read: 20 Mantras For Meditation To Help Employees Retain Focus At Work

12. Tea Relaxation Packs

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Perhaps no beverage is more exclusive and beloved than tea. As tea has many health benefits, people prefer tea over other beverages. Green tea, blue tea, black tea, and red tea, this natural delight comes with a lot more variety.

Gifting your employees a set of tea packages of assorted flavors is definitely a good idea. Let them start their day with green tea and end with chamomile. What can other meditation gifts be best for the tea devotees in the office?

Read: 35 Amazing Spiritual Wellness Activities To Elevate Employees' Wellness

13. Mindful Stickers

"The sticker is a newer graphical element similar to emoji or emoticons that conveys emotional state, attitude, and opinion and is a small illustration that is sent in place of a message."

You can make your meditation gift stand out by adorning the stickers with customized mindful messages. Employees can paste the stickers on their desks, coffee mugs, or laptops. Mindful stickers will remind them to start their day with a positive attitude every day.

14. Stress Less Cards

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One of the best stress-relief exercises includes stress less cards. Presents like stress less cards are a thoughtful gift for nine-to-fivers.

They are an easy tool for effortlessly managing stress in everyday life. These exercises enhance and guide one to manage negativity and anxiety in everyday life.

15. Mediation T-shirts

If your employees are already into yoga and meditation, give them something that keeps them inspired. A meditation t-shirt can be a cool gift.

Arrange a yoga or meditation session at the office at least once a week and ask them to wear it. Workplaces encouraging employees to engage in all wellness activities will keep the space positive and morally boosted.

16. Muse S Meditation Tracker

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Muse S headband is an advanced EEG-powered meditation and sleep, support band.

It responds to your mind, heart, and breath. Muse S is a comfortable brain-sensing headband that helps you apprehend & track your concentration and sleep. And it will help employees recharge so that employees can focus during the day and reduce stress each night after a hectic day at work.

Muse S (Gen 2) comes with immersive & intelligent sleep soundscapes, personalized insights, and comfort to give you sleep support. It will help one experience the next evolution in sleep technology

17. Engraved Wood Sign

Entering an office with a wooden engraved sign leaves out a positive vibe. It keeps employees energized to work with enthusiasm all day. Nowadays, having a spiritually inspired working space holds a lot of significance.
It will make a good meditation gift for those who keep their desk decorated with spiritual stuff.

18. Namaste Tea Light Holder

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A tealight (tealight, tea light, tea candle, or informally tea lite, t-lite or t-candle) is a candle in a thin metal or plastic mug.

It is essentially small, circular, usually broader than its height, and affordable. This can make a great Christmas gift if you plan to host a mindful Christmas event this year at work.

19. Outdoor Yoga Puzzle

Puzzles have amazing health and wellness benefits for employees. They

  • Improve brain memory and conditioning
  • Enhance problem-solving skills
  • Improve visual-spatial reasoning
  • Increase IQ
  • Boost mood
  • Lower stress
  • Increase attention to details

Knowing the mental and behavioral health benefits of puzzles, why not gift your employees an outdoor yoga puzzle? And help them recreate overall well-being miracles.

20. Mindful Breathing Necklace

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Todd and Vanessa Steinberg created the wearable breathing necklace. It helps you slow down the heart, calm your brain, and become more conscious in life. They were inspired by a Japanese flute-maker, Komusō monks, who taught them about ancient breathing techniques.

So, employees can inhale and slowly exhale through the breathing straw pendant. They can wear it at work and use it whenever they feel overwhelmed.

21. Mental Health and Self-Care Kit

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If you want to help your employees struggling with emotional or mental wellness, then we would recommend putting together a self-soothing box for them to show your genuine concern.

It can be a gift set that includes eco-friendly and sustainable self-care products. Or, you can put some of their comfort items in the box like;

  • Fidget toys
  • Self-care items, including face masks and other pampering tools.
  • Headphones
  • Mindful coloring books
  • Embroidery, knitting and crochet
  • Painting
  • Books
  • Journals and notepads
  • Colorful pens
  • Singing Bowl
  • Free comfort films/tv shows/podcasts subscriptions
  • Meditation pillows

You can also encourage the to pursue productive hobbies.

22. Indoor Plants

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Spiritual plants can make your meditation space better. Indoor plants will allow one to practice meditation to absorb positive moments of life and reach the state of Zen. Besides, they can improve air quality and engage you in meditation better.

So, if you are still thinking about what can make a good meditation gift for your employees, go for;

  • Bonsai
  • Basil
  • Aloe vera
  • Jade plant
  • Snake plant
  • Bamboo, etc

Related: 7 Benefits Of Introducing Biophilic Design To Your Workforce

23. Meditation Chair

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Have you ever thought about buying your employees a meditation chair at work? If not, now it's the time.

Create a wellness space at the office and let your employees enjoy some peaceful time. They will become more productive and healthful after spending quality time there.

Every organization today is changing its working environment by implementing corporate health and wellness into its scheme of things.

24. Positive Affirmation Cards

A deck of positive affirmation cards can help employees redefine their life goals, cultivate compassion and wisdom and transform positive thoughts into action.

Reading affirmation cards will help encourage employees in their journey towards success. It will keep employees focused on vibrant health, meaningful experiences, rich relationships, and abundant prosperity daily.

Related: 97 Positive Affirmations For Women For Everyday Motivation At The Office

25. Meditation Tote bag

Tote Bags are made from fabric that is made of 100% recycled products. They also make a good alternative to office and regular shopping bags.

Tote bags also come with great inspirational meditation designs. Therefore, meditation tote bags make a perfect gift idea for employees who meditate for personal health and increased well-being.

26. Eye Pillow

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Eye pillows can be a great add-on to meditation gift ideas for employees.
The eye pillow exerts mild pressure on the eyelids. It then facilitates the vagus nerve, sending calming transmissions down the back of the neck to the shoulders, chest, heart, and abdomen. Giving the mind, body, and soul the consent to unwind and let go of the mess.

Conclusion

An important technique for enhancing health and wellness among employees is encouraging them to rethink their health goals. Times are changing, and so are people's lifestyles.

Meditation gifts will surely help your employees understand the need to be in a state of calmness and relaxation. And permit themselves to refocus on their lives and reap the benefits of being productive and healthy at work and home.

This article is written by Parismita Goswami who is a content writer and marketer at Vantage Circle. A feverish poet and cinephile with an intense taste for music, specifically rock, she has the heart of an explorer, learner, and is a lover of the Himalayas. To get in touch, reach out to editor@vantagecircle.com

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