Fidget toys are things we play with when we’re sitting in a meeting or concentrating on a tough problem, or overall just feeling a bit fidgety. Personally, my desk looks a little like a toy store stocked with putty, legos, colored rocks, and stress balls galore. I use these as a way to keep my mind engaged, particularly when I don’t have time to take breaks or get up and move around much.
This episode of the Productivity Power Up podcast is all about fidget toys: why we fidget, the “science” behind fidget toys and productivity, and ideas for which toys lend themselves particularly well to fidgeting.
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Here’s what we mention in this episode:
Resources Used for this Episode
- Fidget Widgets
- Fidget to Focus
- The Science Of Why We Fidget While We Work
- Get Creative at Your Desk With a Little Playtime
Quote of the Week
We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.
— George Bernard Shaw
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Vickie and Larissa