How To Master The Art Of Doing Nothing
In our fast paced and highly connected society, introspection and reflection have become lost arts , despite mindfulness begin the buzzword of last year
Imagine measuring a days accomplishments not by your to do list ticks, but by the number of times you stopped to take time out and watch the sunset...
In our fast paced and highly connected society, introspection and reflection have become lost arts , despite mindfulness begin the buzzword of last year. Did you know that being idle and allowing the mind to wander can actually increase happiness and creativity, boost decision making skills reduce stress and help us live longer? Total balance coach and mindfulness teacher says doing things that are not outcome driven allows the brain time for self reflection. It gives us head space to work through problems, find perspective and make better choices which can reduce stress levels. Having self compassion and exercising non judgment in situations also helps us figure out what we need more of whether that’s in our health career or relationships.
Be it the bae or bath beach walk or yoga, the most important thing you can do to recharge the batteries is allow the brain a little downtime,
We often value doing more than being. However it’s just as important to turn off the TV have a nap or spend un nature your need to look at what restores you and harness that. To help you cultivate the sweetness of doing nothing, or dolce far niente as Italians call it.
Here we pulled up the top health benefits to turning off and turning out
TURN OFF THE TV
Do you spend your weeknights in front of the box? It may be time to turn it off at least a for a bit! A 2011 study found out that too much TV was as detrimental to longevity as smoking and lack of exercise. The study found that people who watched an average six hours of Tv lived an average 4.8 years fewer than those who didn’t watch any television.
TAKE A DIP
Take a long hour soak in water tub
ENJOY A SIP
Enjoy a sip of red wine as it as a beneficial effect of longevity of you life. With antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties which protects your body from cancer and heart disease. It is found in red grapes and blue berries and nuts.
CATCH SOME RAYS
Great source of vitamin D is found in sunshine it protects you against obesity, heart attack’s, strokes, asthma and multiple sclerosis. It’s even been shown to boost libido and mood. Remember though, it’s important to cover up!
PRACTICE BEIGN PRESENT
Meditation has a range of huge benefits including thickness in parts of brain that dealt with attention and processing sensory input.
Disconnect your self completely from all social media like Facebook, Instagram twitter LinkedIn Etc. A study recently proved that more than 50 percent of social media users evaluated their participation in social networking as having a negative effect on their lives.study participants also noted an impact on self esteem after comparing their own accomplishments to those of their online friends.
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