Take breaks between your to-dos
and your body will thank you.
Thought by Katrina L-A Davis
Knowing who I am, through my personal values,
empowers me to thrive.
When becoming an adult often wonder is put on the back burner or stashed in a drawer. Dust off your wonder meter and start being awed by wonder. Here are some ideas to get you thinking about wonder, they can be any size:
Wake up your wonder meter and focus on some wonder in your day.
Things don't' need to be perfect all the time and having a rating for things comes in handy. In some group calls I was a part of: Good, Better, Best rating came up often. This has come in handy for food choices to rating neighborhoods I would live in.
If perfect isn't working for something take the Good, Better, Best rating for a trial run and see if it’s a fit for you.
Having a self-kindness practice can bring more contentment and joy in life.
Take time for self-kindness and have more joy, contentment and energy for other people and things in life.
One way to nurture self-kindness is to have a list of kind things to do for yourself. Here are some ideas:
When you notice self-kindness fading to the back, it’s a good time to pick up your self-kindness list and do some of them.
Sometimes we get in a rut and self-kindness fades to the back.
One way to improve self-kindness is to have a list of ways to bring focus back to self-kindness. The list could have somethings to check in on and tap about, such as:
Start redirecting back to self-kindness and watch it grow.
Connection & People Time video is a great way to be inspired to find ways for connection and people time, even during Covid. Enjoy
Connect with nature in some way this week
Connecting with nature feels good, is enjoyable and relaxing too.
For my birthday this year a sister-friend gave me an amazing gift of StoryWorth. Each week, for 54 weeks, I answer a question that shows up in my email about family, childhood and more. Responses can be short or long and if I have a picture, I send one along. At the end of the year I’ll receive a book with all my stories in it.
This continues to be an enjoyable walk down memory lane.
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Do you notice feeling uneasy about what’s instore for 2021? I noticed I felt like I was walking on egg shells in the beginning of January due to so much change and loss in my life during 2020.
2021 is a fresh year, full of possibilities. Some ways to enjoy 2021 and its wonders are:
Create an amazing 2021 year!
A good hearty laugh feels good and releases stress.
Here’s me, caught on video laughing out loud.
When irritating or disappointing events happen, ask yourself:
What was optimistic about this event happening?
When my finances changed, I needed to find an affordable way to entertain myself and I was introduced to streaming. It fit the bill of affordability and I love it!
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