“Wherever you are – be all there.” Jim Elliot
Give Yourself the Silent Treatment. Unplug from technology every now and then.
I know, easier said than done. Your gadgets tether you to a non stop world you know well.
Every now and then turn them off and explore new places. Expose yourself to new things, to new ideas. We are all busy. How much time do any of us have? The truth is, we do not know- and we should not assume we are on the Methuselah plan. What or who do we make time for? Are we doing this out of habit or choice and is it time well spent… and/or appreciated? Every now and then we should inventory how we use our time and the people we spend it with. And by the way, if any of those people make you feel bad, disconnect immediately. Break up with them, life is short.
Let go of the devices every now and then to get inspired.
“If you want your brain to work well you first need to know how your brain works. Hint: it’s not a machine. It is a living, wondrously inventive, rapidly renewing organ. You see your hair grow, your nails grow, but do you see your brain grow? That’s what your brain does during rest — it’s your body’s rebuild and renew program. To get your brain to work better, here’s rule number one: rest for success.” - Matthew Edlund, MD
Like I said, easier said than done. But here goes…
(for the weekend)