GAMING AND MINDFULNESS: CONTEXTUAL ESSAY

GRACE GOLLASCH

Find my blog posts here about mindfulness and gaming here:

  1. GAMING AND MINDFULNESS PART 1: THE MIND IS A CONTROLLER
  2. GAMING AND MINDFULNESS PART 2: PLAY IS PRODUCTIVE
  3. GAMING AND MINDFULNESS PART 3: PAUSE AND GO

IDEATION:

I came up with the concept to explore the relationship between gaming and mindfulness after having a conversation with my employer. I do social media marketing for a mental health and wellbeing company called EQ Minds. Through working there I have learnt about mindfulness, healthy habits and wellbeing and decided to apply the knowledge I’ve gained through work to my studies. Since I have limited experience with gaming, combining something I already know with something I’m unfamiliar with made the process a lot easier and enjoyable. 

METHODOLOGY:

I created a three-part blog series that explored the relationship between mindfulness and gaming. An overview of the blog posts:

Part 1: How incorporating mindfulness can…

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