Some “easy” ideas to help you gauge how busy/hurried you are:
-Drive the speed limit everywhere you go for one week
-Get in the slow lane…on purpose.
-Come to a full stop at stop signs
-Don’t text and drive-ever again
-Get in the longest line at the grocery store…on purpose
-Single task…don’t believe the lie you can multi task. You can’t.
-Take a regular day for silence and solitude
-Take up journaling
-Take a long vacation
How many hours a day do you spend on technology? Here are some ideas to help you take a break.
Take control of your phone:
-Remove email from phone
-Disable web browser
-Delete all notifications
-Delete news apps
-Parent your phone, put it to bed at night
-Keep phone off until after morning quiet time
- Set times to read/answer emails i.e. once per day.
-Set time and time limit for social media or take a social media break all together
-Remove your TV from house if it’s stealing time from your life/family.