Sonntag, 29. August 2010

Route 66

Experimenting with my morning routine calls for some serious background reading... bring on perfectly timed, inspiring book present:


No – it’s not what you’re thinking - no discussions on the top three tree poses; it's about the basic ideology behind yoga. I really took a lot from The Freedom of Discipline chapter which looks at, among other things, being able to live in the pause between longing (for a feeling of freedom) and actually reacting to that longing. Oh yeah, that requires discipline alright.

It takes 66 days to form a habit, according to Psyblog. So, theoretically speaking, any routine should be well and truly ingrained by December 2010…

The phases of the journey towards forming a positive habit can be found here. I’m particularly appreciating the ‘Be OK with the awkward phase’ and ‘Create systems to make yourself more efficient’ tips.

Have a wonderful Sunday evening, a great night's sleep and enjoy getting up tomorrow, as I'm sure I will.

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