How many times have you heard yourself say I don’t have time to go for a walk, cook a healthy meal, practice yoga, or call my best friend? I hear myself saying similar things to myself quite often, and yet I somehow have enough time in my schedule to check Instagram every 30 minutes for who knows for how long. Sound familiar?
Creating space in your schedule to do the things you say you want to do but don’t is easier than you might think. It takes being more purposeful with your energy, focus, and time. So, if you find yourself binge watching the latest Netflix series or going down the Pinterest rabbit hole for an endless amount of time, here are three steps to take:
Shifting from unconscious decision making, or moving throughout your day on autopilot, takes slowing down, making a conscious choice to do differently, and then doing so. It’s that simple. Give it a try the next time you’ve watched that video of a cute seal fetch a ball for the 10th time.
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