I was 17. And I just wanted to get out of there. I was flat on my back in Savasana (rest) at the end of my very first yoga class. And I couldn’t see the point in just lying there! I had a million social events and bits of life admin to attend to, and taking 5 minutes to just rest and breathe seemed pointless. Unproductive. A waste of time.
Do you ever get to the end of your day, and have that feeling like when you get to the end of a page and have no idea what you just read? Our life is made up of our years is made up of our days is made up of our hours. And when we’re not really here - when we’re distracted, frustrated or bored - we’re literally missing it. So here are 10 ways to get deliberate.
Ever notice how your new profile pic will get scattered likes over a long period of time? That’s because the software is showing your photo to different people at different times. That way you'll keep getting notifications that pull you back onto the app. Social media by itself doesn’t automatically ruin or improve our lives, but we need to be the boss of it instead of the other way around!
Around 45% of our daily activities are habits, so it is incredibly important that they are serving us positively. The great news is that we are not Pavlov’s dogs - we are self-determined beings, and can actively decide how to behave. This post covers strategies for how to change our habits in a way that actually sticks.