Recently, I did a Desire Map Workshop and found out my “Core Desired Feelings” or CDFs that I want to live my life by. It was a very interesting workshop that you can read about here. Two of my core desired feelings are “free” and “ease” so a lot of the articles below relate to these two feelings. I’m hoping to implement some changes in my life that include less social media and more space to let my mind breathe.

When Information Becomes Clutter and Noise

A sure sign of information overload is when you notice yourself skimming and scanning for key take aways instead of enjoying a good read, or at the end of reading something, you don’t remember what you read. Because more info is always a click away, we are constantly compromising the importance of being bored, curious, quiet, and thoughtful with …

  • more entertainment
  • more knowledge
  • more inspiration
  • more information

Schedule reading/watching/listening time once a day or several times a week instead of doing it in-between things. Make it a priority instead of a distraction. It may feel like you are consuming less, but you get more out of it when you are engaged and focused.

Learn about Digital Detoxing here.

10 Unconventional Habits to Live Distraction-Less

I would really like to focus on #2, 5 & 10

The Disease of Being Busy

When did we forget that we are human beings, not human doings?

This disease of being “busy” (and let’s call it what it is, the dis-ease of being busy, when we are never at ease) is spiritually destructive to our health and wellbeing. It saps our ability to be fully present with those we love the most in our families, and keeps us from forming the kind of community that we all so desperately crave.

I am not asking how many items are on your to-do list, nor asking how many items are in your inbox. I want to know how your heart is doing, at this very moment. Tell me. Tell me your heart is joyous, tell me your heart is aching, tell me your heart is sad, tell me your heart craves a human touch. Examine your own heart, explore your soul, and then tell me something about your heart and your soul.

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